10/05/2015 – Abbots & Delaunay, Corbières Reserve 2013

Abbots & Delaunay, Corbieres Reserve 2013, France
The Languedoc in the south of France has perhaps become best known in recent decades for its ‘Vins de Pays’ wines (later changed to ‘IGP Wines’) – wines of the country that broke the rules across France allowing winemakers to use grape varieties and techniques otherwise not allowed in their wine area, to create a new, modern class of French wines. But there are many fantastic old vineyards in the traditional appellations of the Languedoc too, such as this fine red from the wild hills of Corbieres, a blend of Syrah and Grenache. Watch the video for my review, full information and food-matching suggestions. 11.99, Averys.