Category Archives: Grenache

2016 Domaine des Escaravailles “La Ponce” Rasteau

We really enjoyed this 2016 Domaine des Escaravailles “La Ponce” — a nice Grenache/Syrah blend from Rasteau, a parish in the southern Rhone valley located 15 miles northeast of the famous Chateauneuf-du-Pape (famous for Grenache/Syrah).  Domaine des Escaravilles was founded … Continue reading

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VinoTwo Wine Opening and Storage System

Straight up sensual and provocative describes this Lafage Lieu dit Narassa 2015. A deliciously fruity Grenache Syrah (80/20) French wine. Dark rich cherry with cocoa overtones and smooth tannins. Almost the entire bottle was consumed by our wives. The air-powered … Continue reading

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High on the Hog Grenache

This weeks experiment; can a label on a wine bottle help you determine what to pair it with?  In the case of our latest find “High on the Hog” (found at your local Trader Joe’s) the answer is yes! What … Continue reading

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Domaine du Mistral 2014 Cotes-Du-Rhone

This blog is about a French wine, Cotes-Du-Rhone, I got from my Wall Street Journal wine club. This is a very nice, lighter red wine, mainly from the Rhone region of France which is known for their Grenache with 25 % Syrah giving it … Continue reading

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