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The South’s Gonna Do it Again and Again: 2011 Abbotts & Delaunay Releases

“So gather ’round, gather ’round chillun’ Get down, well just get down chillun’ Get loud, well you can be loud and be proud Well you can be proud, hear now Be proud you’re a rebel ‘Cause the South’s gonna do … Continue reading

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2010 Domaine La Sarabande A.O.C. Faugères Grenache Carignan Syrah

A blend of 60% Grenache, 25% Carignan and 15%  Syrah and Mourvedre from the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Characterful but challenging. Opens with a burst of cherry fruit but that soon gives way to an overwhelmingly savoury profile. It’s tarry, fungal, ferrous … Continue reading

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