The Southern French winemaking regions stretch right across the Southern coast of France. Provence is perhaps the warmest wine region in France and produces mainly rosé and red wine. Provence wine has often been compared with the wines of Southern Rhône, as they share both grapes and, to some degree, style and climate. The Languedoc region is primarily red wine territory, although some rosé is produced, as well as increasing amounts of attractive whites. The area was transformed by the Vin de Pays classification of 1979, permitting the cultivation of new grape varieties and the opportunity to rival the New...
A blend of 70% Syrah with 15% Mourvedre and 15% Grenache, the 2013 Puech Noble is rich and spicy on the nose with hints of lavender and dried flowers. On the palate, juicy dark fruit flavours are underlined by refreshing redcurrant and cassis characters. Notes of leather and a seasoning of black pepper on the finish add depth and complexity....more
Bottle 75cl £19.60
The wine has a very pale pink colour and a fresh floral nose with hints of tangerine and red fruit. On the palate the flavours of Provence; fresh berry fruit nicely balanced by soft acidity. Elegant and refreshing, this wine would be excellent as an apéritif or served with a light meal and, at a moderate 12% alcohol, perfect with lunch.Armit...more
Bottle 75cl £11.60