Tag: grenache

Gerard Bertrand Orange Gold 2020 and An 806 AOP Corbieres 2017 Finesse in a Glass

Gerard Bertrand Orange Gold 2020 and An 806 AOP Corbieres 2017

I have two interesting finesse wines from Gerard Bertrand from the sunny south of France.  Gerard Bertrand’s Orange Gold 2020 is an organic wine made with a blend of Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Marsanne, Mauzac, Muscat, and Clairette with skin…

A Pinot Noir and a Rosé from Gérard Bertrand Côte des Roses

Gérard Bertrand Côte des Roses Grenache-Syrah-Cinsault Rosé 2020 and Pinot Noir 2019

Here are two more GĂ©rard Bertrand CĂ´te des Roses wines for you to try. The Pinot Noir 2019 and the Grenache-Syrah-Cinsault 2020 RosĂ©. The RosĂ© has been around for a while and has been a favourite of many people.  Again…

Getting Classy with GĂ©rard Bertrand CĂ´te des Roses Chardonnay and White Blend

Gerard Bertrand Cote des Roses Grenache-Vermentino-Viognier 2019 and Chardonnay 2020

Did you know that GĂ©rard Bertrand has a CĂ´te des Roses Collection?  I only knew of his Rose wine, but there are 4 from that Collection that are coming or already are in BC.  Today I am tasting the Grenache-Vermentino-Viognier…

Let’s Talk Wine, Viticulture and More with FrĂ©dĂ©ric Chaudière from Château PesquiĂ©

Karl MyWinePal with Frédéric Chaudière

Today I have another lesser-known AOC in the southern Rhone Valley – AOC Ventoux.  You may be very familiar with one of the wineries from AOC Ventoux, Château PesquiĂ©.  Their wine labels in solid blocks of colour should be very…

My Interview with Michel Gassier from Domaine Gassier

Karl MyWinePal with Michel Gassier interview

Many of us are familiar with the wine regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and the Rhone Valley, but there are many sub-regions, which have their own Appellation d’origine ContrĂ´lĂ©e (AOC) that produce quality wines at reasonable prices.  Many of the…

Have You Tried Domaine Gassier Lou Coucardié Red 2012 from AOC Costieres de Nimes?

Domaine Gassier Lou Coucardié Red 2012

Today I have a bottle of Lou CoucardiĂ© Red 2012 from the well-known winemaker, Monsieur Michel Gassier from AOC Costieres de Nimes in the south of France, part of the Rhone Valley. This red wine is a blend of 49%…

Have You Tried Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019 from AOC Ventoux?

Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019

Today I am pleased to open and taste a bottle of Château PesquiĂ© Terrasses Red 2019 from the Ventoux AOC. A wine made with 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. I will be interviewing one of the owners, FrĂ©dĂ©ric Chaudière, about…

GĂ©rard Bertrand and Two Biodynamic GSM Blends

GĂ©rard Bertrand Terroir Corbieres and Gran Terroir Les Aspres 2017

Grenache, Syrah, Mouvedre blends (GSM) are full-bodied, full of flavour, and please people that enjoy big, hearty red wines. This blend of grapes also makes the famous red Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines. I have two GSM wines from GĂ©rard Bertrand from the…

The Languedoc Masterclass with GĂ©rard Bertrand at VanWineFest 2020

Languedoc Masterclass with GĂ©rard Bertrand booklet

My first Masterclass at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020 was about the wines from the Languedoc region produced by GĂ©rard Bertrand and moderated by Anthony Gismondi.  GĂ©rard Bertrand is the ambassador of the fine wines of Languedoc-Roussillon around the…