Terrasses du Larzac, Mas de Brousses - 2012

Item # 34522 750mL
$18.96/ Single Bottle
$227.52 $204.77/ Case of 12
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Color
Red
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Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

An entincing blend of 60% Syrah and 40% Mourvèdre. Husband and wife winemakers used Mourvèdre cuttings from Dom Tempier. This bold wine has intense olive notes and has been farmed organically for generations. Bottled unfiltered.


Astor's Glossary of Terms

Mourvèdre

Known as Mataro in California and Monastrell in Spain, Mourvèdre can produce bold, tannic, highly alcoholic red wines. They usually show no shortage of fruit as well, and the best examples keep it all in perfect balance. Rhône-style blends are cropping up all over the world, and one of the classic tried-and-true combinations is "GSM," or Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre. The "M" contributes focus and...

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Syrah

We'd like to clear this up once and for all: the Shiraz grape is genetically identical to Syrah. Australian winemakers put "Shiraz" on the map (and, many would argue, vice versa), and the term is now used throughout much of the New World. Let it never be said, however, that Shiraz and Syrah are the same thing: the region in which the grape is grown determines much about the flavor of the wine it...

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