Arrogant Frog is one of the shining success stories of modern wine marketing. And there is more to come from Jean Claude Mas.
Domaine La Serre Picpoul de Pinet 2016, Languedoc, AUD $13.50
Jean-Claude Mas The Exquisite Collection Blanquette de Limoux Grande Réserve 2014, AUD $13
Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Syrah Rosé Pays d’Oc 2016, Languedoc, France AUD $10
Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Rosé 2015, Languedoc, AUD $10
Vignobles Paul Mas Pays d’Oc Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Languedoc, AUD $7.99
I recently tasted several of Laurent Delaunay’s latest releases with the man himself.
Marcel Martin Cuvée Mademoiselle Pays d’Oc Rosé, Languedoc 2014 AUD $13 With a light smoked salmon hue with an orange tinge, this dry, savoury, subtle syrah rose is developing dried herb aromas. Lemon-juicy taste, delicate and lingering with a satisfying touch of richness. Great value.
Paul Mas Estate Nicole Vineyard Cabernet Merlot, Languedoc 2013 $15 With a deep purple-red colour and a rustic, south-of-France bouquet which breathes to reveal blackberries as well as leafy, tobacco notes, this is a smooth, accessible red with good intensity and savoury, drying tannins to
Moulin de Gassac Guilhem, Languedoc 2012 $10 A syrah, grenache, carignan, cinsault blend from Guibert family of the famed Mas de Daumas Gassac. This spicy, light-bodied, character-filled red is smooth and balanced, soft and easy drinking. An excellent everyday quaffer with some real personality –