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19/12/2013

Four wines to pair with the season premiere of Game of Thrones

By: Joshua Decolongon                                                                                                                                            March 13, 2013, 1:11pm PST

Illustration Kim Pringle/The Ubyssey                                                    Source : http://ubyssey.ca/culture/game-of-thrones-wine-998/

Whether you’re conquering lands, taming dragons or eagerly awaiting the Game of Thrones season premiere, there ought to be some sort of wine for the journey.

These four wines speak with character, whether it’s from historical background, grape composition or unique production. Powerful wines are the common thread.

When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. But when you play the game of wines, you’ll definitely win with these four. Just don’t get drunk with power.


2006 Chateau Loupiac-Gaudiet ($21.99)

It’s no surprise that such sweet and coveted liquid gold, gleaming like Lannister locks, stems from the home of some of the most expensive dessert wines in the world.

Much like the golden-haired family, these grapes may become affected with “noble rot,” which concentrates the sugars in the grapes and contributes unique aromas. The Lannisters may be as complex as some of these wines, but definitely not as sweet.

The royal reputation of these wines means that they can be pricey. Keep your eyes and spies on the lookout for Tyrion-sized bottles.






LES VENDANGES SONT MAINTENANT TERMINEES ! La  récolte est très belle. Ce sera un superbe millésime 2013. Par contre en quantité, nous avons à peine 55 % d'une récolte normale. 


NOS VENDANGES 2013 : BEAU DÉBUT SOUS LE SOLEIL.

RAISINS PARFAITEMENT BOTRYTISES :



LA VIGNE EN FLEUR (juin 2013)

Malgré un mois de juin pluvieux, l'étape de la fleur s'est bien passée.