Le Loup Blanc ”Le Régal” Rouge 2013 Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Dense, juicy, fresh with notes of liquorice. Delicious Minervois to pair with a spicy chicken tagine.
About the winemaker
Le Loup Blanc is located in Minervois, an area of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France. Run by Nicolas Gaignon and his wife Carine – in partnership with their friend Alain Rochat and Carine’s brother, Laurent Farre – Le Loup Blanc; which they acquired in 2002; is an 18-hectare domain where vines grow on a lime-red clay soil. No less than 11 grape varieties are grown biodynamically. The red varieties are made up of Carignan Noir, Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Tempranillo, Alicante and Chenanson. The white ones comprise Grenache Gris, Grenache Blanc, Terret Bourret and Carignan Blanc. Le Loup Blanc has been certified organic since 2007.
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