Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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morrell fine W ine A nd spirits Call 800.96.W ines (800.969.4637) • v isit us at morrellwine.com • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in n Y and C t 48 so U thern f r A n C e l anguedoc, r oussillon: a v alue h un T er's p layground c arving o u T h is oW n d es T iny s ome winemakers can fall back on generations of experience, while others buy vineyards with a proven track record. However, in the case of Laurent Vaillé, he took a chance at carving out his own destiny, and today the wines of Domaine de la Granges are considered icons of the region. With a resume that includes the names of Coche-Dury, Gérard Chave, and Domaine Trévallon, Laurent Vaillé decided to call l'Hérault of the Languedoc his new home. It wasn't easy, as the vineyards had to be cleared by bulldozers and dynamite, yet once complete, his genius was recognized through the fruit that is now produced from these limestone rich soils. The L'Hérault Rouge is a blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Counoise. It is renowned for its restrained power and ability to mature over the course of decades. ✦ Domaine de la Granges des Peres v in de Pays L'Herault Rouge 2012 JD 91 » $109 "One of the icon estates in the Languedoc...Showing lots of garrigue, olive, pepper and sweet dark fruit...I know this cuvee can age, but there's certainly no harm in enjoying this vintage in its youth." (1413088) T H e Ce LLAR T ABL e AT M ORR e LL The Cellar Table at Morrell provides an in depth focus on top producers, regions, vintages, and what's moving the world of wine. Visit us at morrellwinebar.com/news/.

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