Matassa Tatouine

Appellation: VDF Cuvée: Tatouine Colour: Red Grapes: Grenache Gris 90%, Grenache Noir, Carignan, Macabeu About: first year made was 2016, from fruit from the old Roumanissa Casot vineyard which Tom had to part abandon losing a battle with wild boar. Tatouine is the name of the place, derived via some Tunisian farmers in the neighbourhood … Continue reading Matassa Tatouine

Matassa Coume de L’Olla Blanc

Appellation: VDF Cuvée: Coume de L’Olla Blanc Colour: White Grapes: Macabeu, Muscat d’Alexandrie, Muscat Petit Grain About: Named after the single vineyard from which it comes, Coume de l’Olla, this is all about refreshment, a wine that goes with and uplifts pretty much everything. Vines Location: down the hill to the east of Calce toward … Continue reading Matassa Coume de L’Olla Blanc

Les Clos Perdus Côtes Catalanes L’Extrême Blanc

Appellation: IGP Côtes Catalanes. Cuvée: L’Extrême Blanc. Colour: White. Grapes: Grenache gris 70%, Grenache blanc 25%, Grenache noir 5%. About: Paul’s deepest wine, just 900 to 1200 bottles per year, comes from an extraordinary parcel. A surprisingly steep north-facing hillside planted over 100 years ago that struggles to yield even 10 hl/ha. Vines Location: at … Continue reading Les Clos Perdus Côtes Catalanes L’Extrême Blanc

Jean-Philippe Padié information posted!

Everything we know about Jean-Philippe Padié’s wines for now has been posted here! Jean-Philippe Padié makes some of most natural, pure, delicate and complex wines in the Roussillon from his biodynamically farmed vines sited on a mosaic of soils in Calce. Each Cuvée is a fabulous adventure.  

Jean-Philippe Padié Milouise VDF

Appellation: Vin de France. Cuvée: Milouise. Colour: White. Grapes: Grenache Gris 80%, with the rest Macabeu, Grenache Blanc, Carignan Blanc, Clairette, Tourbat, Muscat à Petits Grains and d’Alexandrie. About: Milouise is Jean-Philippe’s top white made from the oldest vines of the Domaine, all co-planted, very limited production. It’s named after the grand-parents, Milou and Louise. … Continue reading Jean-Philippe Padié Milouise VDF

Les Clos Perdus IGP Côtes Catalanes L’Année Blanc

Appellation: IGP Côtes Catalanes. Cuvée: L’Année Blanc. Colour: White. Grapes: Macabeu 65%, Grenache Gris 30%, Muscat 5%. About: This wine cleverly marries Mediterranean fruit flavours, plump texture with an almost Loire-like freshness. Both creamy and astringent, it could marry with oysters from both Brittany and the Languedoc or with roast chicken or be enjoyed on … Continue reading Les Clos Perdus IGP Côtes Catalanes L’Année Blanc