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Friday, June 27, 2008

Can we say Le Midi?

Hey what does that mean? Speaking French or something? What gives?

For today, let’s just pretend we’re on a luxury wine cruise drinking our way down the Rhone River through Châteauneuf-du-Pape and the lesser known wine regions of southern France. Here are some recommendations on some wines from the area to be on the look out for to help you take that journey without flying or packing any bags!

Here is the line up of suggestions and the price ranges:


2006 Clos Marie, Manon, Coteaux du Languedoc Blanc - $19 -23

2006 Domaine Grand Veneur, Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc - $45-55

2004 Rayas, Chateau de Fonsalette, Cotes du Rhone - $58-67

2005 La Font du Vent, 'Notre Passion', Cotes du Rhone - $12-15

2005 Chateau de Valcombe, 'Prestige', Costieres de Nimes - $13-16

2006 L'Oratoire des Papes, Chateauneuf-du-Pape - $32-39

Let me know what you think. Go ahead take a trip to Southern France!
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