Chateau Ollieux Romanis

This Tuesday July 5 we will have a great opportunity to meet Pierre Bories of Chateau Ollieux Romanis, and taste several of his fantastic wines.

Pierre Bories is visiting Pittsburgh for only one day so I arranged with Brasserie 33 to serve four Ollieux Romanis wines. These wines are from the heart of the “Corbieres” region of southern France (Languedoc) – similar in style to rich and flavorful wines of the Southern Rhone, I have tasted the Capucine Red and Love it. In fact the Capucine Red has become one of my go-to recommendations when people ask me to suggest a flavorful red wine that will complement food, and the affordable price point makes it quite popular. This will be a very interesting tasting I am sure!

We will taste these wines with Pierre:

Cuvee Capucine Blanc (95% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Grenache Blanc)

Rose Cuvee Classique (65% Grenache Blanc, 35% Cinsault)

Cuvee Capucine Rouge (equal parts Carignan, Grenache, Syrah, Merlot)

Corbieres Classique (40% Carignan, 30% Grenache, 30% Syrah)

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