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La Serre, Domaine Sainte Croix, Saint Croix

La Serre from Domaine Sainte Croix

La Serre blends Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris from Jon and Liz Bowen’s organic vineyards in Corbieres, France at Domaine Sainte Croix. The vines average 60 years old and the wine is vinified in tank for a pure expression of the two varieties.     Jon Bowen describes the differences between the two similar grapes […]

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Organic wine, Magneric, Domaine Sainte Croix, Saint Croix

Sainte Croix Magneric 2012

Domaine Sainte Croix: Magneric 2012 Jon and Elizabeth Bowen’s “Magneric” is a blend of Carignan, Grenache and Syrah which they believe best represents their appellation as seen through the lens of the 13 hectaires of old vines they farm in the Haut-Corbières.  The wine has earned high praise in France and abroad from the likes of […]

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Vines planted before WWI at Domaine Sainte Croix in Corbieres.

A guide to visiting Corbières

Along the best routes for visiting Corbières, the beaten path goes from being a highway, to being a gravel road, to being a dusty road,  to almost petering out as a trail through the woods.  The upside to this remoteness is that Corbières remains one of the wildest wine regions in France, worth every bit of […]

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