Friday, September 16, 2016

Grenache Day!

It's #grenacheday! Celebrate this grape, one of the most widely-planted in the world.

Langdon Shiverick offers a great selection of Grenache and Grenache-based wines!

Big Basin Winery, Santa Cruz Mountains, California - The mission at Big Basin is to create wines that show their Santa Cruz Mountains roots. With cool-climate, ocean-influenced, mountain vineyards throughout the AVA, owner and winemaker Bradley Brown strives to showcase location and terroir, forgoing manipulation and intervention whenever possible.
  • 2014 Homestead (Rhone Blend)
  • 2012 Gabilan Mountains GSM
Deux Punx, Napa Valley, California -  Deux Punx was founded by Dan Schaaf and Aaron Olson, two wine addicted ex-punks, in April of 2008. They utilize the facilities of Punk Dog Wineries, a shared space in the River East Neighborhood in Napa, which lends itself to the minimalist and experimental style of winemaking they capture in their wines.
  • 2013 Grenache
Ollieux-Romanis, Boutenac, France - Located in Boutenac, just south of the village of Corbières in the Languedoc region, Ollieux Romanis is now one of the largest privately owned wineries in Corbières, spanning some 130 hectares.
  • 2015 Capucine Rosé 12/750ml $96 $8.00 $7.20
  • 2015 Corbières Rosé
  • 2012 Capucine Rouge
  • 2014 Corbieres Classique Rouge 
  • 2014 Lo Petit Fantet (unsulphited) 
  • 2013 Atal Sia
Potek Winery, Santa Barbara, California - David Potter is one of the new guard making a name for himself in Santa Barbara. In the fall of 2015, wanting to create more focused, single-vineyard wines, Potter opened Potek Winery, with a commitment to produce the best possible wines from Santa Barbara’s most exciting vineyards.
  • 2013 Demtria Grenache
Château Revelette, Provence, France - Nestled in the heart of Provence, in the commune of Jouques, lie the unspoiled and wild lands of Chateau Revelette. Winemaker Peter Fisher has a relaxed and straightforward approach to winemaking and his resulting wines exude a classical Old World elegance and refinement.
  • 2015 Côteaux d’Aix Rosé
  • 2014 Côteaux d’Aix Rouge
  • 2013 Le Grand Rouge
  • 2010 Le Grand Rouge
Château St. Cyrgues, St. Gilles, France - Among the many value-driven wines in the Langdon Shiverick portfolio, Château Saint-Cyrgues stands out as offering inexpensive products that over-deliver in taste and quality.
  • 2015 Costières de Nimes Rosé
  • 2014 Costières de Nimes Rouge
Domaine de la Solitude, Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Florent Lançon is taking seriously the future of Domaine de la Solitude, focusing attention on the vineyards. Fertilizers have not been used at Solitude for the past ten years. The Estate is a contiguous 100 acres, planted to 86 acres of red grapes and 14.8 acres of white grapes, with vines averaging 50 years of age.
  • 2015 Côtes du Rhône Rosé
  • 2014 Côtes du Rhône Rouge
  • 2012 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge
  • 2010 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge
  • 2012 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Barberini
  • 2010 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cornelia Constanza
  • 2009 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Reserve Secrete
Domaine du Terme - Gigondas, France - 

Located in the foothills of the Montmirail Mountains, Domaine du Terme is managed by Anne-Marie Gaudin and her father Rolland, who purchased their first vines in Sablet some forty years ago. Anne-Marie believes one must be “flexible, pragmatic, and intuitive” to make quality wine, and have a good connection to the earth.
  • 2013 Sablet
  • 2013 Vacqueyras
  • 2012 Gigondas
  • 2010 Gigondas Reserve

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