Tag: Syrah

Bastide Miraflors 2018
16
Jan
2022

Bastide Miraflors

Bastide Miraflors, may well sound like a villain from a James Bond film but this blend of Syrah and Grenache from the Roussillon, in the southernmost part of France bordering…

Lasendal Grenache Syrah 2019
19
Nov
2021

Lasendal Selecció

I make no excuses for featuring another excellent Spanish red, the ‘Lasendal’ made by ‘Celler de Capçanes’ from the Montsant DO (Denominación de Origen) in the Province of Tarragona, Catalonia….

Gary Barlow Organic Red
27
Oct
2021

Gary Barlow Organic Red

Following on from Gary’s organic white comes the next imaginatively titled wine called, you guessed it ‘Gary Barlow Organic Red’ a wine made with Tempranillo and Syrah. The white which…

Sorceres Cotes du Roussillon
08
Jun
2021

Les Sorcères Côtes Du Roussillon

Celebrating my 63rd birthday a few days ago (getting closer to my bus pass now !) we opened up some lovely bottles which we shared with family sitting in the…

Chateau Maris 2017
02
Dec
2020

Château Maris 2017

Seems like everything these days is falling into the ‘trendy’ camp of being organic or biodynamic and this wine covers both, made by Robert Eden, vintner and co-owner of Château…

14
Nov
2019

An evening tasting ‘Cellier des Dauphins’ wines

On the 13th November 2019 I found myself in a what is described as a ‘rustic convivial’ French style restaurant called Noize set in the Fitzrovia region of London. Courtesy…

02
Jun
2019

Three big reds and a refreshing white

A quick round up of four wines this time, I know the weather is nice and chilled fizz, whites and rosé’s should be featuring but I still enjoy a big…

ANDA Tempranillo/Syrah
04
Nov
2018

Fiesta ‘ANDA’ Flamenco

Most people think of Andalucia as mainly a holiday area full of hotels, tourists, sunloungers and fiesta, so when you see this bottle on the shelf although there’s no doubting…

27
Mar
2018

Les 3 Lys Crozes Hermitage 2011

Rarely happens, especially midweek but when it does, I think, who am I to argue. I’m talking about when you pour yourself a glass of water with dinner and the…

31
Jul
2017

Les Hauts Castelmaure Corbieres 2009

Rummaging through my wines I came across this Corbieres which I must have bought a few years ago and forgotten about so, I thought it’s about time I opened it….