Forgotten Vines Not Forgotten at Marquis Wine Cellars!

Les Vignes Oubliees 2014 Terrasses du Larzac Rouge, 750ml, $41.65+tax Varieties: 60% Grenache, 20% Carignan, 20% Syrah Appellation: Terrasses du Larzac Les Vignes Oubliees translates as The Forgotten Vines, which was in fact the fate these particular vines were suffering until Jean-Baptiste Granier and Ollivier Julien recognized their potential. Planted on terraces and in valleys near the commune of St. Privat in the Terasses du Larzac appellation of the Languedoc, these vines were unsuitable for the industrial agriculture that dominated local production. Now that the vines are farmed organically and the wine made manually, the true potential of the terroir can shine through. Especially cool is the barrel cellar, a natural subterranean grotto that was used in Roman times for … (Click for more)

Domaine du Pas de l’Escalette

Domaine du Pas de l’Escalette 2015 Les Petits Pas Rouge, 750ml, $32.95+tax Varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault, Carignan Appellation: Terraces du Larzac 2014 Les Clapas Rouge, 750ml, $39.04+tax Varieties: Carignan, Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah Appellation: Terraces du Larzac 2014 Les Pas de D, 750ml, $46.00+tax Varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Carignan Appellation: Terraces du Larzac 2014 Les Clapas Blanc, 750ml, $52.02+tax Varieties: Carginan Blanc, Terret Bourret, Grenache Blanc Appellation: IGP Herault Terraces du Larzac is arguably the greatest appellation in the Languedoc, producing distinctive, delicious and often ageable wines from blends Southern France’s signature red grape varieties like Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Cinsault. Domaine du Pas de l’Escalette is one of the areas leading producers, and we at Marquis are thrilled to be bringing … (Click for more)