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{"id":1952795328600,"title":"Cahors L'Essentiel Duc D'Istrie","handle":"cahors-lessentiel-duc-distrie","description":"\u003cp\u003eA big, deeply coloured red with lots of fruit and well balanced tannins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eSituated in the commune of Prayssac, in the central region of Cahors, the Ponti‚ family?s estate covers 32 hectares in prime sites on the steep terraces above the river Lot, planted on meagre sandy\/gravelly soil.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003e75% of the vines planted are Malbec (locally known as the Auxerrois) with the rest being Merlot (22%) and Tannat (3%). Philippe Ponti‚ is a big exponent of minimal chemical interference in the vineyard and allows grass to grow amongst the vines so as to use no herbicides.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eTraditionally fermented for 14-16 days, the L'Essentiel, is sourced from 100% old-vine Malbec grown on the highest terraces and is aged in one-third new oak for 7-8 months. This is Cahors at its very best.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-02-05T12:25:13+00:00","created_at":"2019-02-05T12:25:14+00:00","vendor":"Christopher Piper Wines","type":"Food, Beverages \u0026 Tobacco \u003e Beverages","tags":["Digital Goods VAT Tax","South-West - France (Red Wine)"],"price":1662,"price_min":1662,"price_max":1662,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":19614929453144,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":null,"requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Cahors L'Essentiel Duc D'Istrie","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1662,"weight":1000,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":null}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A0638215.jpg?v=1549637434"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A0638215.jpg?v=1549637434","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eA big, deeply coloured red with lots of fruit and well balanced tannins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eSituated in the commune of Prayssac, in the central region of Cahors, the Ponti‚ family?s estate covers 32 hectares in prime sites on the steep terraces above the river Lot, planted on meagre sandy\/gravelly soil.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003e75% of the vines planted are Malbec (locally known as the Auxerrois) with the rest being Merlot (22%) and Tannat (3%). Philippe Ponti‚ is a big exponent of minimal chemical interference in the vineyard and allows grass to grow amongst the vines so as to use no herbicides.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eTraditionally fermented for 14-16 days, the L'Essentiel, is sourced from 100% old-vine Malbec grown on the highest terraces and is aged in one-third new oak for 7-8 months. This is Cahors at its very best.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Cahors L'Essentiel Duc D'Istrie

Cahors L'Essentiel Duc D'Istrie

£16.62

A big, deeply coloured red with lots of fruit and well balanced tannins. Situated in the commune of Prayssac, in the central region of Cahors, the Ponti‚ family?s estate covers 32 hectares in prime sites on the steep terraces above the river Lot, planted on meagre sandy/gravelly soil. 75% of the vines planted are Malbec (locally known as the A...


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{"id":1952795295832,"title":"Beret Noir St Mont Aoc","handle":"beret-noir-st-mont-aoc","description":"\u003cp\u003eBoasting crisp acidity and a plump texture, this medium-bodied red shows dark cherry, muddled plum and blackberry fruit, with sweet spice and floral accents. Lightly grippy tannins match with herb and mineral details on the finish.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e85\/100 (Wine Spectator 2015)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe wine is 100% Tannat, widely better known as the red grape of Madiran, but modern vineyard practices and advanced wine making techniques have helped to soften this traditionally formidable grape. The wine offers rich, dark raspberry and 'bramble' flavours with soft, ripe tannins and a delightful finish on the palate. The tannins leave a light but tell-tale 'grip' on the palate but they are so smooth, supported by a delicate acidity, that they emphasise how adaptable the Beret Noir is with food. The cuisine of Gascony takes no prisoners and it needs red wines that can stand up to richly flavoured foods...the Beret Noir does this with gusto whilst still keeping masses of ripe fruit to the fore. (ABV 13.5% - 2015)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eSituated on the first rolling slopes of the Pyrenean foothills with villages clustered under hilltop castles (the area is often referred to as the French Tuscany), the Saint Mont appellation is in Gers, half-way between coastal Bayonne and Toulouse, and part of Gascony. It is noted for being amongst the most rural, least densely populated areas in Europe. The villages are small and far apart so agriculture is the main industry, helped by a warm but mild microclimate and excellent terroir. If you like peace and quiet whilst eating top class 'hearty' food, washed down by good value wine, then a holiday in the Gers would be ideal for you.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe name 'Beret Noir' is a reference (tongue in cheek?) to the long tradition of beret wearing vignerons in this area, where fashion has a minimal influence!\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-02-12T11:48:20+00:00","created_at":"2019-02-05T12:25:13+00:00","vendor":"Christopher Piper Wines","type":"Food, Beverages \u0026 Tobacco \u003e Beverages","tags":["Digital Goods VAT Tax","South-West - France (Red Wine)"],"price":871,"price_min":871,"price_max":871,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":19614929420376,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":null,"requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Beret Noir St Mont Aoc","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":871,"weight":1000,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":null}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A063316.jpg?v=1549637433"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A063316.jpg?v=1549637433","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eBoasting crisp acidity and a plump texture, this medium-bodied red shows dark cherry, muddled plum and blackberry fruit, with sweet spice and floral accents. Lightly grippy tannins match with herb and mineral details on the finish.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003e85\/100 (Wine Spectator 2015)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe wine is 100% Tannat, widely better known as the red grape of Madiran, but modern vineyard practices and advanced wine making techniques have helped to soften this traditionally formidable grape. The wine offers rich, dark raspberry and 'bramble' flavours with soft, ripe tannins and a delightful finish on the palate. The tannins leave a light but tell-tale 'grip' on the palate but they are so smooth, supported by a delicate acidity, that they emphasise how adaptable the Beret Noir is with food. The cuisine of Gascony takes no prisoners and it needs red wines that can stand up to richly flavoured foods...the Beret Noir does this with gusto whilst still keeping masses of ripe fruit to the fore. 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Beret Noir St Mont Aoc

Beret Noir St Mont Aoc

£8.71

Boasting crisp acidity and a plump texture, this medium-bodied red shows dark cherry, muddled plum and blackberry fruit, with sweet spice and floral accents. Lightly grippy tannins match with herb and mineral details on the finish. 85/100 (Wine Spectator 2015) The wine is 100% Tannat, widely better known as the red grape of Madiran, but moder...


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Bergerac Rouge
£11.37
{"id":1952792182872,"title":"Bergerac Rouge","handle":"bergerac-rouge","description":"\u003cp\u003eNice and deep red colour with cherry tints. The aromas of strawberry, redcurrant and liquorice are harmoniously combined. Lightly spicy. On the palate, the attack is supple, the tanic structure is much present and already mellow. 2010 14.0% abv.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe vines of Chƒteau Vari were repurchased in 1994 by Yann Jestin, an oenologist, who immediately launched a reorganisation process of the vineyard in order to optimise the wine potentialities of the soil: progressive replanting with high density, increase in the leaf area, severe pruning of the vine, work in green, work of the ground. The estate covers 22 hectares, 20 hectares of which are currently in full production. Monbazillac AOC has an area of 13 hectares, including 6.5 hectares for the red vines, while half a hectare is intended for the production of dry white. The grounds are clayey, on limestone outcropping in some places, which gives much freshness to the wines.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-02-12T11:48:19+00:00","created_at":"2019-02-05T12:24:00+00:00","vendor":"Christopher Piper Wines","type":"Food, Beverages \u0026 Tobacco \u003e Beverages","tags":["Digital Goods VAT Tax","South-West - France (Red Wine)"],"price":1137,"price_min":1137,"price_max":1137,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":19614924374104,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":null,"requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Bergerac Rouge","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1137,"weight":1000,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":null}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A060315_7939a7af-f60c-4631-bad7-7efe6f99543e.jpg?v=1549637365"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A060315_7939a7af-f60c-4631-bad7-7efe6f99543e.jpg?v=1549637365","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eNice and deep red colour with cherry tints. The aromas of strawberry, redcurrant and liquorice are harmoniously combined. Lightly spicy. On the palate, the attack is supple, the tanic structure is much present and already mellow. 2010 14.0% abv.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eThe vines of Chƒteau Vari were repurchased in 1994 by Yann Jestin, an oenologist, who immediately launched a reorganisation process of the vineyard in order to optimise the wine potentialities of the soil: progressive replanting with high density, increase in the leaf area, severe pruning of the vine, work in green, work of the ground. The estate covers 22 hectares, 20 hectares of which are currently in full production. Monbazillac AOC has an area of 13 hectares, including 6.5 hectares for the red vines, while half a hectare is intended for the production of dry white. The grounds are clayey, on limestone outcropping in some places, which gives much freshness to the wines.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Bergerac Rouge

Bergerac Rouge

£11.37

Nice and deep red colour with cherry tints. The aromas of strawberry, redcurrant and liquorice are harmoniously combined. Lightly spicy. On the palate, the attack is supple, the tanic structure is much present and already mellow. 2010 14.0% abv. The vines of Chƒteau Vari were repurchased in 1994 by Yann Jestin, an oenologist, who immediately l...


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Madiran
£29.67
{"id":1952790741080,"title":"Madiran","handle":"madiran","description":"\u003cp\u003eWhen Alain Brumont bought Chƒteau Montus in 1980, the South West vineyards were in full stagnation. The Tannat vines had been pulled out and replaced by cereals. Being an enthusiastic winegrower and devoted to his vineyard, Alain Brumont started to look for the ideal terroirs for planting Tannat, the emblematic Madiran grape variety. \u003cbr\u003e\n20 years later, he became the proprietor of almost all the great terroirs of the appellation. With relentless hard work and strong convictions, he managed to prove to the world that great wines could be produced in Madiran and that they could equal Bordeaux wines.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003eChƒteau Montus, a blend of 80% Tannat and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon is a Madiran with round and soft tannins, an example of balance and finesse, with perfect expression of the grape.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eTERROIR: Very steep slopes with large round pebbles, brown clay subsoil with orange stratums. Generally facing South. Well-drained and hot terroir favouring optimal grape maturity. Area: 50 ha.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eGRAPE VARIETY: 80 % Tannat, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. Approximately 20 year old vines.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eCULTURE: Yield: 40-45 hl\/ha. Density 7 500 vines\/ha. Double Guyot vine training, short pruning. Reasoned pest control, natural compost (mutton and cow manure). Bud and bunch selection with thinning-out (4 to 5 bunches per vine), thinning-out of the leaves, harvested by hand in crates holding one layer of grapes to preserve the quality of the fruit.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eVINIFICATION: Maceration 3 to 6 weeks (depending on the vintage). \u003cbr\u003e\nFermentation at 28øC. Punching of the cap, malolactic fermentation in wooden vats.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eAGEING: On lees in barrels for 12 to 14 month (50% new barrels, 50% in one year old barrels) Bottled all at once with no filtering or finings.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-02-05T12:23:26+00:00","created_at":"2019-02-05T12:23:26+00:00","vendor":"Christopher Piper Wines","type":"Food, Beverages \u0026 Tobacco \u003e Beverages","tags":["Digital Goods VAT Tax","South-West - France (Red Wine)"],"price":2967,"price_min":2967,"price_max":2967,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":19614922604632,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":null,"requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Madiran","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":2967,"weight":1000,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":null}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A064012.jpg?v=1549637325"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A064012.jpg?v=1549637325","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eWhen Alain Brumont bought Chƒteau Montus in 1980, the South West vineyards were in full stagnation. The Tannat vines had been pulled out and replaced by cereals. Being an enthusiastic winegrower and devoted to his vineyard, Alain Brumont started to look for the ideal terroirs for planting Tannat, the emblematic Madiran grape variety. \u003cbr\u003e\n20 years later, he became the proprietor of almost all the great terroirs of the appellation. With relentless hard work and strong convictions, he managed to prove to the world that great wines could be produced in Madiran and that they could equal Bordeaux wines.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003cp\u003eChƒteau Montus, a blend of 80% Tannat and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon is a Madiran with round and soft tannins, an example of balance and finesse, with perfect expression of the grape.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eTERROIR: Very steep slopes with large round pebbles, brown clay subsoil with orange stratums. Generally facing South. Well-drained and hot terroir favouring optimal grape maturity. Area: 50 ha.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eGRAPE VARIETY: 80 % Tannat, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. Approximately 20 year old vines.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eCULTURE: Yield: 40-45 hl\/ha. Density 7 500 vines\/ha. Double Guyot vine training, short pruning. Reasoned pest control, natural compost (mutton and cow manure). Bud and bunch selection with thinning-out (4 to 5 bunches per vine), thinning-out of the leaves, harvested by hand in crates holding one layer of grapes to preserve the quality of the fruit.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eVINIFICATION: Maceration 3 to 6 weeks (depending on the vintage). \u003cbr\u003e\nFermentation at 28øC. Punching of the cap, malolactic fermentation in wooden vats.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eAGEING: On lees in barrels for 12 to 14 month (50% new barrels, 50% in one year old barrels) Bottled all at once with no filtering or finings.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Madiran

Madiran

£29.67

When Alain Brumont bought Chƒteau Montus in 1980, the South West vineyards were in full stagnation. The Tannat vines had been pulled out and replaced by cereals. Being an enthusiastic winegrower and devoted to his vineyard, Alain Brumont started to look for the ideal terroirs for planting Tannat, the emblematic Madiran grape variety. 20 years l...


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{"id":1952789168216,"title":"Cahors L'Origine","handle":"cahors-lorigine","description":"\u003cp\u003eA big, deeply coloured red with lots of fruit and well balanced tannins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eSituated in the commune of Prayssac, in the central region of Cahors, the Ponti‚ family?s estate covers 32 hectares in prime sites on the steep terraces above the river Lot, planted on meagre sandy\/gravelly soil.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003e75% of the vines planted are Malbec (locally known as the Auxerrois) with the rest being Merlot (22%) and Tannat (3%). Philippe Ponti‚ is a big exponent of minimal chemical interference in the vineyard and allows grass to grow amongst the vines so as to use no herbicides. (2012 13.0%)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eTraditionally fermented for 14-16 days, The Origine is 80% Malbec, 20% Merlot, and is fruity and well balanced. The original cuv‚e of the Chateau.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-02-05T12:22:49+00:00","created_at":"2019-02-05T12:22:49+00:00","vendor":"Christopher Piper Wines","type":"Food, Beverages \u0026 Tobacco \u003e Beverages","tags":["Digital Goods VAT Tax","South-West - France (Red Wine)"],"price":1226,"price_min":1226,"price_max":1226,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":19614920114264,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":null,"requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Cahors L'Origine","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1226,"weight":1000,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":null}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A0637214.jpg?v=1549637301"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0043\/0066\/9016\/products\/A0637214.jpg?v=1549637301","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eA big, deeply coloured red with lots of fruit and well balanced tannins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eSituated in the commune of Prayssac, in the central region of Cahors, the Ponti‚ family?s estate covers 32 hectares in prime sites on the steep terraces above the river Lot, planted on meagre sandy\/gravelly soil.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003e75% of the vines planted are Malbec (locally known as the Auxerrois) with the rest being Merlot (22%) and Tannat (3%). Philippe Ponti‚ is a big exponent of minimal chemical interference in the vineyard and allows grass to grow amongst the vines so as to use no herbicides. (2012 13.0%)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\n\u003cp\u003eTraditionally fermented for 14-16 days, The Origine is 80% Malbec, 20% Merlot, and is fruity and well balanced. The original cuv‚e of the Chateau.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Cahors L'Origine

Cahors L'Origine

£12.26

A big, deeply coloured red with lots of fruit and well balanced tannins. Situated in the commune of Prayssac, in the central region of Cahors, the Ponti‚ family?s estate covers 32 hectares in prime sites on the steep terraces above the river Lot, planted on meagre sandy/gravelly soil. 75% of the vines planted are Malbec (locally known as the A...


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