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Chateau de Pena Cuvée de Pena 2009

This stylish red wine is from the Rousillon district in the eastern French Pyrenees, near the city of Perpignan.  Cuvee de Peña’s designation is VDP des Pyrenees Orientales rather than Cotes de Rousillon.  Co-op wine. The dusty red fruit and garrigue … Continue reading

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Rousillon, Languedoc: Two from the south of France

M. Chapoutier “Les Vignes de Bila-Haut” Cotes de Rousillon 2009.  Cotes du Rousillon is a small appellation in southwest France, close to the Spanish border.  Blended from Grenache, Syrah and Carignan, this has a dense bouquet of black fruits, herbs … Continue reading

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