Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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so U thern f r A n C e W hile this generalization has kept the prices down, it is also the only reason why more collectors don't take the wines of the r oussillon more seriously. Jean- m arc, of Château s aint r och, is hoping to change that. Jean- m arc spent his formative years growing up near the village of m aury, where he tended vineyards and discovered a deep connection to the land. i n m aury, the majority of wine produced is of the sweet variety, but Jean- m arc had a vision of creating a wine of refinement, that would also harness the power of the region. h is vision was realized with the creation of Kerbuccio, a blend of s yrah, m ourvedre and Carignan grown in schist soils. i t's intense, yet lifted and refined, truly showing the potential of the m aury s ec appellation. ✦ Château Saint Roch Kerbuccio Maury Sec 2014 JD 90–93 » $19 "...upfront black raspberry, cassis, licorice, wilder herbs and violet-like aromas...full-bodied, sexy, supple and yet still fresh and lively..." (1470195) u nbridled p o T en T ial Often the Roussillon region in the south of France is thought of as an appendage of the Languedoc, when in fact it boasts it's own unique landscape and diverse terroir.

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