Tag Archives: Gérard Bertrand

Wines of the Week for May 9, 2019

Gérard Bertrand La Clape Syrah Carignan Mourvèdre 2016 (Languedoc, $19.95, Vintages #370262): Dense purple colour; cedary, spicy, herbal , blackberry nose with notes of pepper; medium to full-bodied, dry and savoury, firmly structured with black olive and black plum flavours, … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 709: Wines from All Over

Wines I’ve tasted over the past week or so:

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680 NEWS wine reviews, September 21–23, 2018

Gérard Bertrand Minervois 2015 Gerard Bertrand is one of the best-known producers of wine in the South of France. You’ll find many of his wines in Vintages because the LCBO likes his pricing. Virtually all of them are under $20. … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 706: Memorable Wines This Week

Tastings this past week: Ruffino Riserva Ducale Oro Chianti Classico 2014 (Tuscany – $47.95): Deep ruby colour; cedary, black cherry nose wit a sweet tobacco note; medium-bodied, dry, savoury, dark chocolate and black fruit flavours; beautifully balanced with a lovely … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 705: Château Le Puy

I had lunch recently with Harold Langlais of Château Le Puy, the only Bordeaux property I know that has Carménère in its vineyard (1 hectare). They also have 3 hectares of Semillon and some Ugni Blanc planted. Le Puy, in … Continue reading

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