Chasseur des Brousses, Mas des Brousses
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Chasseur des Brousses, Mas des Brousses - 2020

Item # 42934 750mL
$15.96/ Single Bottle
$191.52 $172.37/ Case of 12
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Production Methods



Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

A southern French red blend of Grenache and Merlot grapes that were planted in limestone-rich soils. This is an unoaked wine made by Xavier Peyraud, grandson of Lulu and Lucien Peyraud of the famed Domaine Tempier family in Bandol.

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Staff Pick Notes

This wine, in my opinion, is the perfect everyday wine. First, it is affordable. Second, it's full of flavors but not too complex. You can drink it with food or simply sip it. It's a blend of Syrah, Grenache, and Merlot. It's medium-bodied with a lot of red fruit notes, followed by spice and minerality. All of these flavors are well blended together by the velvety notes provided by the Merlot grape. It's a rustic wine with a good amount of character. The producers use organic practices and don't use pesticides. Their production is small and family run. The boldness of this wine, together with its range of flavor and affordability make it an easy choice for my home!


Astor's Glossary of Terms


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The next time you hear someone say they never touch Merlot, tell them that it's too bad, because you were just about to open a few bottles of Château Pétrus and Le Pin, and you have no one to share them with. Some wine drinkers are quick to dismiss varieties that become too fashionable, but Merlot is popular for good reason. It has one of the most impressive and distinctive textures of any wine,...

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