This is a nice, funky red wine from Spain. “Ke” Roble Oak Jumilla 2011 is a smooth drinking, fun red blend containing mostly Mourvedre and Syrah grapes.
The wine is cold fermented and aged for 3 months in French and American Oak (producers’ notes).
Good quality wine for its price.
Produced and bottled by R.E., Jumilla, Spain.
Imported by: Maximum Wine Co., Englishtown NJ.
If you would like to be transported to a much simpler time such as the sixties, imagining yourself sitting at a sidewalk cafe in Paris enjoying a glass of great French wine, then you must try Zazou.
Zazou is composed of 40% Syrah, 25% Carignan, 25% Grenache and 10% Mourvedre. It is a very smooth, luscious red wine with pleasant ripe plum, berries and medium tannins, which will go well with a variety of food.
Zazou refers to a “rebel” subculture in France during and after the Second World War, you can read more about it here.
Corbieres is part of the Languedoc-Roussillion region and Carignan is the most common grape. The region has many different micro-climates and terrains with characteristic soils, mostly clay and limestone.
Imported by Boutique Wine Collection, Philadelphia PA.
Pairs well with: Episodes of Mad Men (AMC).
Chateau L’ermitage 2009 Costieres de Nimes is a Rhone-style red blend of 50% Syrah, 30% Mourvedre and 20% Grenache.
Dark red in color and ripe blackberry fruit with hints of spice and liquorice, this tasty red blend has firm tannins and good mouth feel that will make this wine go well with grilled meats at your next backyard barbecue.
Vinted & bottled by Castillon & Sons, Chateau L’ermitage, St. Gilles, France.
US Importers: Fruit of the Vines, Inc., Long Island City, NY 11101.