Chateau Ollieux Romanis 2011 “Cuvee Capucine” Corbieres-Boutenac

I don’t know why this wine is named Capucine. Was it named after the French actress who live about an hour away? Or Refuge Capucine, a dog shelter near the winery? Or the local bistro sharing the name? No idea. Regardless, this a great dinner-at-home wine. Round...

Domaine Gauby 2004 “Les Calcinaires” Cotes du Roussillon Villages

Rustic and classically styled, this wine is certainly not for everyone, though its deep-rooted sense of place and authenticity will make it irresistible to lovers of old-fashioned Languedoc-Roussillon bottlings. The nose smells of iron and warm ox blood at the start,...