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Daily Archives: July 9, 2024

Walls: The secret to Roussillon’s stunning whites

The dramatic vista of Roussillon’s vineyards. Roussillon and the southern Rhône have many things in common. They share the same four main red grapes: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Carignan, and both regions endure hot, dry summers. But while the white wines surrounding Avignon tend towards generosity and richness, those around Perpignan have a distinct crispness and clarity. The key, it …

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Remírez de Ganuza’s wines – The classics

The Remírez de Ganuza range reflects the company’s trajectory and philosophy: a combination of classicism and rebellious inventiveness, at the crossroads of which some of Rioja’s most loved labels were born. Each wine is a product of, firstly and foremost, the fruit from Rioja’s best vineyards, and also of the daring spirit and technical inventiveness the company is known for. …

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Katherine Cole: ‘Steiner’s biodynamic viticulture thrives, despite outrageous statements that have come to light’

Katherine Cole is the author of five books on wine, as well as host and executive producer of James Beard Award-winning podcast The Four Top. Katherine Cole profile picture credit: She Saw Things The first anti-industrial, anti-chemical farming movement, predating organics by a couple of decades, biodynamics was a timely reaction to the agrarian population’s recent abandonment of cover crops, …

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Ernst Loosen releases new Rieslings on La Place de Bordeaux

The original Zacharias Bergweiler-Prüm estate in Wehlen, Mosel Valley. Today, the Mosel is a region steeped in deference to its history. New generations of winemakers rarely stray from family recipes, which have helped establish some of the top Riesling houses with hundreds of years of winemaking pedigree. Even in this special part of the wine-growing world, Ernst Loosen‘s new Zach. …

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Domaine Tempier Bandol Rosé 2022 $59 (93 points)

This shows a rare concentration, with orange Creamsicle, apple and dried herbs buoyed by minty freshness. There’s a real prettiness as well, with rose petal high notes and bitter pithiness. Creamy and pure on the palate, this is a rosé of pedigree and depth that should age a bit too. Mourvèdre, Grenache and Cinsault. Drink now through 2028. Source : …

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 7/7/24

Hello and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard-inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week. Call it a slower-than-usual summer wine news week. The best new rosé wines aren’t …

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