Blog Posts - Grenache



Lavau Gigondas 2013 (Rhône) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine will be available as part of the upcoming LCBO VINTAGES Release on September 3rd.It's made by the Lavau Family which has been winemaking for several generations and started out in St. Emilion. In 1964, the family settled in the Rhône...

La Cadierenne Cuvée Grande Tradition Bandol Rosé 2015 (Provence) - Wine Review

Opened up this fine, dry rosé wine from Provence tonight ahead of it's release into VINTAGES on August 6th.Produced by Les Vignerons de La Cadiérenne, this rosé comes from the Bandol wine region in Provence, where a long tradition of winemaking ex...

Château Rigaud 2012 (Midi) - Wine Review

Opened up this pretty red wine from Midi tonight ahead of its VINTAGES Release on August 6th.This wine comes from Languedoc's Faugères appellation, located 20 km northwest of Beziers, a town just off the Mediterranean sea. Château Rigaud is produce...

Les Vignerons du Castelas Vieilles Vignes Signargues Côtes du Rhône-Villages 2013 (France) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine will be available on LCBO shelves in a couple of weeks, as part of the VINTAGES Release on August 6.It is produced by Les Vignerons du Castelas, a co-op that was formed in 1956 by a handful of winemakers that wanted to pool their effor...

Lacroix-Vanel Fine Amor Pézenas 2008 (Midi) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is this delightful offering from Lacroix-Vanel that was purchased from a VINTAGES Release back in September, 2013.Tasting Note:LACROIX-VANEL FINE AMOR PÉZENAS 2008 - AC Coteaux du Languedoc, Midi, France (#343418) (XD) - $19.95About 5...

Tercero Wines Delivery Artistry With Rhone Grape Varieties

Rhone style wines have a firmly planted home in California’s Santa Barbara County. Tercero Wines is one of the leaders of the pack. Rhones Crafted With Care After years of working in the educational and trade publishing industry, Larry Schaffer dec...
by Toledo Wines and Vines on Feb 29, 2016

Lavau Vacqueyras 2012 (Rhône) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is a nice follow-up to the 2011 Lavau Côtes du Rhône Villages that arrived in the General List section at the LCBO during the Summer. This delicious red wine will be available in the October 31 VINTAGES Release.Tasting Note:LAVAU VAC...

La Ferme Du Mont 2015 Tasting with Stéphane Vedeau

On a fine day in July, I had the pleasure of tasting the wines of La Ferme Du Mont with the talented Stéphane Vedeau. This was my second tasting with Mr. Vedeau, as I had previously tasted his wines at a similar event in 2013. I was curious to learn...

Patrick Lesec Galets Blonds Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012 (Rhône) - Wine Review

This amazing red wine was opened Sunday night and will be on LCBO VINTAGES shelves this coming Saturday, September 5th. It ranks as one of the best wines I've tasted this year and is highly recommended. Save this for a special occasion.Patrick Lesec...

Château de Treviac 2012 (Midi) - Wine Review

Tonight's red wine is a sneak preview and will be on LCBO VINTAGES shelves on August 8th.Château de Treviac is the property of young and dynamic winemaker Arnaud Sié. The property itself is located in Talairan, which lies between Carcassonne and Pe...

Lavau Côtes du Rhône Villages 2011 (France) - Wine Review

Formerly of St. Emilion, the Lavau Family has been in winemaking for several generations. In 1964, they settled in the Rhône valley and now have 3 cellars and work with over 300 grape growers. This partnership with grape growers has allowed Benoit a...

Château des Erles 2010 Cuvée des Ardoises, Fitou

This bottle may be the most interesting one I plucked from the recent clearance at Andersons. It hails from a previously unknown to me wine district, Fitou, which is located in the huge Languedoc region in southern France. Fitou is located next to th...
by Toledo Wines and Vines on Feb 13, 2015

Torres Sangre de Toro Garnacha 2013 (Spain) - Wine Review

Opened this easy-drinking, red wine Sunday night. The name for this wine is inspired by Baccus, the Roman god of wine, who was known in ancient times as the "Son of the Bull". This red wine is a General List product and readily available at the LCBO.

September 19th, 2014 is Grenache Day, So Let it Flow

Today is the 5th annual International Grenache Day, which means wine lovers around the world are celebrating all things Grenache with tastings, social media shout-outs and other related wine events. Continue reading →...

Rosemount MV GSM - Cherry Tree Hill Rosé

GSM A GREAT WINTER’S RED-MEAT WINEDavid EllisWONDERFUL drop withwinter-time red meator game dishes.CHIEF Winemaker, Matt Koch and his team have done a fantastic job with their recently-released Rosemount MV Collection of top drops from McLaren Vale...
by Vintnews on Aug 3, 2014

Domaine Lafage Cuvée Centenaire 2011 (Midi) - Wine Review

This white wine was purchased from last October's LCBO Vintages release with the intention of opening it sooner rather than later. For dry white wine lovers, I hope you bought this when I recommended it because it's very, very good, as you will...

Chardonnay and Voigner, a blend like Simon and Garfunkel. Well, sort of.

UNUSUAL blend and anicely rewarding one.Wc09Dec13CATCH A GREAT WHITE ON HOT SUMMER'S DAYDavid EllisCHARDONNAY and Viognier aren't something you see as a blend too often on bottle-shop shelves, so when Yarra Valley growers Garry and Julie Hounsell use...
by Vintnews on Dec 9, 2013

Bătălia simțurilor. Azi Spania vs. Anglia

Bătălia simțurilor a plecat de la un vin. În tabăra Spaniei se răcește ușor la 18°C un vin roșu, 100% grenache, în timp ce în celălalt colț se încălzește la foc moderat o tocăniță de vită în varianta englezească. Cum am avut ma...
by LumeaMare on Nov 15, 2013

Domaine les Grands Bois Cuvée Philippine Côtes du Rhône-Villages 2010 - Wine Review

Purchased this fabulous red wine from the August 18, 2012 Vintages release. Comprised of Syrah and Grenache, and 15% Carignan, this is a tremendous value from the outstanding 2010 Rhône vintage. that is drinking great now! I can only hope you bought...

Château de Galifay Cairanne 2010 (France) - Wine Review

This red wine is from the fabulous 2010 Southern Rhône vintage and consists of approx. 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah. It was purchased from the Sept. 1 Vintages release. CHÂTEAU DE GALIFAY CAIRANNE CÔTES DU RHÔNE-VILLAGES 2010 - AC, Rhône, France...


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