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Barrels and Bottles Blog — camplazens

Wines for Late Summer

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Andrew Coghlan hosted the BBC Radio Sheffield mid morning wine programme with Gareth Evans, when they tasted wines for the late summer. Gareth was particularly impressed with the Chateau Camplazens Syrah, 13%abv, with black pepper and distinct spiced aromas on the nose and a rich and warming aftertaste. Gareth thought the wine would go exceptionally […]

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Chateau Camplazens Newsletter

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“All of the wines from the 2006 vintage exhibit more weight and length without being overwhelming. Moreover, a more calculated and informed choice of oak barrel wine in the blends enables the fruit to more fully express itself, while giving a more harmonious structure and improved balance to the tannins. A Campazens style is now […]

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Camplazens Take-Away

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Another surprise drop in visit on Saturday by my cousins resulted in yet another test for the authors wine cellar and culinary skills… which went as far as dialing for a Chinese meal from the local take-away. I have to admit to feeling hungrier than usual (yes it is possible) so there was a mass […]

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2007 Chateau Camplazens Harvest

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A small harvest of exceptional quality The harvest of 2007 was of exceptional quality and was characterized by its lower than normal yields, down 30% – 35% when compared to 2006. This meant that the Syrah yields were as low as 25hl/ha, the Marselan 30hl/ha, the Grenache at around 35hl/ha and the Carignan at 45hl/ha. […]

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