Tag: Languedoc-Roussillon

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 1

2010 d’Autrefois Pinot Noir Rosé A rosé on February 1st, you say? Yeah, it was unseasonably warm today in the nation’s capital region (about 70 degrees), so I went with an unorthodox choice for the ‘middle of winter.’  I opened this wine with my good friend and neighbor, M.C.  The d’Autrefois is 100% Pinot Noir from the Languedoc Roussillon region… Read more →

Yoda Says: “A Bunch Of Funny Words A Good Wine Makes, My Friend”

  2009 Domaine Bonfils Vin de Pays d’Oc Mas De Cha Bert, Languedoc-Roussillon, France The Rib and I popped and poured this Roussanne (pronounced “roo-sahn”) from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.  Roussanne is a winemaking grape native to the Rhône region.  Wines made from the Roussanne grape are often characterized by herbal (tea) notes, pear, and solid acid structure.  Roussanne… Read more →