Côtes du Rhône Villages Signargues Domaine d’Andézon Trani, 2012

Côtes du Rhône Villages Signargues Domaine d'Andézon Trani, 2012
I keep forgetting how much I love Côtes du Rhônes, maybe because in my early days I never got excited about the region the way you can about Bordeaux or Burgundy with their famous grand Crus and Cru Classe Châteaus.  Maybe my reference point is still stuck on those initial impressions of thin, vapid table ...

Mas de Boislauzon Côtes du Rhône Villages, 2010

Mas de Boislauzon Côtes du Rhône Villages, 2010
Both of the other wine chat guys I bought this case with raved about this wine after they tried their first bottle, so much so we discussed buying some more, possibly two more cases! So I figured it was time to try it myself… I couldn’t help notice the purple tinge to it as I ...

Boutinot Séguret Les Coteaux Schisteux, 2009 (Magnum)

Boutinot Séguret Les Coteaux Schisteux, 2009 (Magnum)
Took this bottle to a long overdue lunch at Heather’s, who turned out to be a bit of a wondrous, creative chef in the kitchen. I’ll have to watch what I serve her on Friday afternoons in future! Medium bodied (in a good way), smooth soft smoky flavours with enough tannin and dryness to prove some integrity. ...
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