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Sneak Preview Wine of the Week: A Châteauneuf wannabe

My Sneak Preview Wine of the Week is the stunningly good single-vineyard Côtes-du-Rhône “Montueil-la-Levade” 2009 produced by Clos du Mont-Olivet ($15), which I give three stars (“Exceptional”) in this coming Wednesday’s Washington Post Food section. Châteauneuf-du-Pape lovers, take note: This … Continue reading

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Domaine Brusset “Les Travers” 2006 $20

From Cairanne, in the Côtes du Rhône-Villages, this wine is dark and dense, with earthy hints of the garrigue €“ that wonderful word wine lovers love because we can pronouce it. And because we can define it –  garrigue smacks … Continue reading

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