Wine Quest

Wine Quest 4: L’Equilbre (Languedoc-Roussillon, France)

Welcome to wine 4 in my AOC wine quest. In this wine review, we’re traveling to the south of France. The wine comes from the AOC Peznas appellation in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Wine Key Details Producer: Villa Symposia Region: Languedoc-Roussillon Alcohol: 14% Grape Varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Carignan Year: 2017 The LCBO describes this wine as […]

Wine Quest 3: Bouchard Pere & Fils Petit Chablis (Burgundy, France)

Welcome to wine 3 in my AOC wine quest! This is the first white wine I’ve reviewed, and I’m looking forward to sharing my notes and impressions with you. As with previous entries in the wine quest, we will start with the vital wine facts to help you become oriented with this French wine. Wine […]

Wine Quest 2: Château Lamarzelle Cormey (Bordeaux, France)

Welcome to the wine 2 in my 300 AOC wine quest. Last time, we covered Hautes Côtes de Beaune from Burgundy. Today, we venture to Bordeaux, the place that inspired my passion for wine. Wine Key Details: Producer: Château Lamarzelle-Cormey Region: Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux Alcohol: 14% Grape Varieties: Merlot and Cabernet Franc Year: 2015 I was […]

Wine Quest 1: Hautes Côtes de Beaune (Burgundy, France)

This is the first wine review in my 300 AOC wine quest. Let’s dive in. Wine Key Details Producer: Blason De Bourgogne Region: Hautes Côtes de Beaune, Burgundy, France Alcohol: 13.5% Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir Year: 2018 Mini Wine Review Appearance: the wine has a dark purple appearance that is completely opaque. Aroma: limited aroma, […]

My French Wine Quest: Enjoying 300 AOC French Wines In 5 Years

I love the idea of challenges, quests, and goals; let’s apply that to wine. My quest is to drink wine from three hundred AOC (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée) wine appellations of France. There are more than three hundred and sixty AOC wine regions, by my estimate, so I’ll have some flexibility. I’ll use this post as […]

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