Matassa Mambo Sun

Appellation: VDF Cuvée: Mambo Sun Colour: Red Grapes: Grenache Noir 70 and Macabeu 30 About: the wine is from a very very old bit of vineyard near Coume de l’Oulla, the name a bow to the heat of the year, which Tom wasn’t sure the vineyard would handle, for it was so hot, it was … Continue reading Matassa Mambo Sun

Charvin Côtes du Rhône Rosé

Appellation: Côtes du Rhône. Cuvée: Rosé. Colour: Rosé. Grapes: Grenache 50%, Cinsault 40%, Carignan 10%. About: not just another Rosé, this is Laurent Charvin’s expression of Cinsualt insofar as it comprises 40% of the blend and provides all the juiciness in this delicious easy drinking Rosé that can serve both as apero or lunchtime wine. … Continue reading Charvin Côtes du Rhône Rosé

Bois de Boursan Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Appellation: Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Cuvée: Blanc. Colour: White. Grapes: Grenache Blanc 35%, Clairette 35%, Roussanne 15% and Bourboulenc 15%. About: a classic blend of both grape varieties and soils, this white is all about the elegance that comes from working traditionally to express terroir purity. Quite different from most modern white Châteauneuf-du-Papes (or single varietal wines).. Vines … Continue reading Bois de Boursan Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc