Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel
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Drink Till You’re Smart

Drink Till You’re Smart | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Revelation from May’s inaugural dinner with France’s famed Perrin family: a Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape containing only two grams of sulfite per gallon vs. the 100 grams allowed -- no migraines!
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Rhone Rangers Wine Tasting at Vibiana This Sunday

Rhone Rangers Wine Tasting at Vibiana This Sunday | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Search out Tablas Creek Vineyards and their killer 2011 Rosé; the winery began as a partnership with the Rhone Valley's Chateau de Beaucastel.
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1998 Chateauneuf du Pape: Past the aging curve?

1998 Chateauneuf du Pape: Past the aging curve? | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it

Recently, I was given the opportunity to taste through a number of Chateauneuf du Papes from the revered '98 vintage.

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Sing A Great Food Song

Sing A Great Food Song | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Though everyone talks about the food, Knipp also draws some of the world’s best wines: Mouton Rothschild; Opus One; Ornellaia; Palmer; Cos d’Estournel; both branches of Pichon; Beaucastel; Vega Sicilia; and Angelus.The winemakers work alongside the chefs on dinners where the great wines are paired with superior food. They offer tastings of their best vintages and they talk about their wines at public forums.
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Pistas XXV

Pistas XXV | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Muy interesante frente al momento actual el Château de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin 1990. Un vino sin tanta concentración, ni madera, ni alcohol como algunas elaboraciones actuales en la zona. Vuelvan a lo que fueron, por favor.
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2011 St Julien Up and Down, Classic Bordeaux Wines

2011 St Julien Up and Down, Classic Bordeaux Wines | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
2011 Gruaud Larose – Medium/full-bodied, with crisp, fresh cassis, earth, spice and gravel, the wine ends with a tannic crème de cassis finish that requires age to develop. 91-92 Pts
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Tax day wines that won’t break the bank

Tax day wines that won’t break the bank | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
2010 Vieille Ferme Cotes de Luberon Blanc
This affordable brand comes from the Rhône Valley’s Perrin family, who also makes one of the greatest Châteauneuf-du-Pâpes, Ch226;teau Beaucastel. Beaucastel itself runs about $100 a bottle, but this full-bodied, lightly nutty French white is available for a song ($10 or so).
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Top Florida Wine Festival Enhances Food and Wine Experiences

Top Florida Wine Festival Enhances Food and Wine Experiences | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it

The Sandestin Wine Festival is building on its fine reputation as Florida's most established wine festival, and offering enhanced food and wine experiences.

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Lorie’s LCBO Vintages Picks For March 17, 2012

Lorie’s LCBO Vintages Picks For March 17, 2012 | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it

On page 43 is the 2009 Chateau Beaucastel Chateauneuf Du Pape from Southern Rhone, France. This wine has great structure and complexity...

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Paul's Picks from the LCBO New Release of March 17, 2012

Paul's Picks from the LCBO New Release of March 17, 2012 | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it

Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009 from France (711317) at $89.95 I tasted this wine in Vancouver as well and this is a stunner, worth every penny.

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The Perrin family | The Life of Vines

The Perrin family | The Life of Vines | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Purchasing a wine from this family is about as close to a guarantee of authenticity and high quality as one can expect Robert Parker, the Wine Advocate...
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Don't judge a grape by its name alone

Don't judge a grape by its name alone | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Regular readers of our weekend column will know that I'm less excited about pure varietal wine, or at least the emphasis on the grape, and more excited about the place it is grown and the person who ferments it.
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In the pink

In the pink | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
La Vieille Ferme 2010, Ventoux, 13.5%, €11 “Smells really fruity, and is a bit more robust, has a bit more body than your usual rosé,” said one taster.
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« Art des Vignes » à Constance Belle Mare Plage : Un dîner de Gala « Tout aux Magnums » exceptionnel !

« Art des Vignes » à Constance Belle Mare Plage : Un dîner de Gala « Tout aux Magnums » exceptionnel ! | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
« Art des Vignes » à Constance Belle Mare Plage : Un dîner de Gala « Tout aux Magnums » exceptionnel !
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"Famille Perrin", l'application.

"Famille Perrin", l'application. | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
L'application Famille Perrin est disponible gratuitement sur l'appstore depuis aujourd'hui.
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Labels to watch in search for reliable wine, year in and year out

Labels to watch in search for reliable wine, year in and year out | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Bring a visitor from another country to an American Costco or Wal-Mart , and take out your catcher's mitt to snag a dropped jaw. We, on the other hand, take such excess of choice as the norm.
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Calgary Wine Life: Bin 905 Chateau de Beaucastel Tasting

Calgary Wine Life: Bin 905 Chateau de Beaucastel Tasting | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
After the first half-dozen wines of Bin 905′s Chateau de Beaucastel vertical tasting, spanning six vastly different bottles from 1989 to 1999, we took a 15 minute break to chew on some cheese and cleanse our palates.
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Triassic Tasting at Pangaea

Triassic Tasting at Pangaea | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf du Pape 1998 would be my wine of choice walking a boulder strewn vineyard on a misty morning in the Southern Rhône. Expressions are hurled around the table, “candified Pinot nose” and “tutti frutti.” For Beaucastel? I can’t believe the tripartite fruit freshness, ambient funk immersion and pencil lead sharpness. This ’98 is ”light as a feather, heavy as lead.” The Beaucastel will brighten up your tomorrow. WOTN 96
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First Impressions of 2011 Bordeaux

First Impressions of 2011 Bordeaux | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
Château Gruaud-Larose, Saint-Julien. Silky and savory, with a freshness that is lacking in some other red 2011’s. Elegant tannins, too.
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יקב שאטו בוקסטל – חמישה דורות של שאטונף דו פאפ

עד הפילוקסרה היה השאטונף דו פאפ עשוי כבלנד של 10 ואפילו 14 זנים.
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Icon Scores: Château de Beaucastel 2009

Icon Scores: Château de Beaucastel 2009 | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it

Château de Beaucastel 2009 Chateauneuf-du-Pape - 92-94pts

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Wines & spirits: California wines lead the latest...

Wines & spirits: California wines lead the latest... | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it

Chateau de Beaucastel 2009 ($89.95, code 711317). My splurge/collector’s choice from the release. This is world class wine, one that you can easily set aside for at least a decade. Given what “world-class” typically means in buying wine, the price is more than reasonable.

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Blockbuster bottles !

Blockbuster bottles ! | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
The bar at Abe & Arthur’s is packed with long legs and fitted leather. Suddenly, the crowd parts and heads swivel. Not for a boldface name, but for a torpedo-size bottle.
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Family fortunes

Family fortunes | Blogs October 2012 Beaucastel | Scoop.it
I am not sure when exactly I stopped using the spittoon placed at my elbow, but with an array of 22 glasses in front of me, each containing some of the best wines I have ever tasted, it seemed somehow impolite to spit them all out.
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