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Domaine Ollier Taillefer - an update

    I always enjoy tasting with Françoise; she always provides an enthusiastic welcome and I always learn something from her.   And it was high time for an update on the latest wines.   This is now a three-generation estate.  Françoise’s father Alain, now 80, is still very much involved and her two nephews, Florent and Guilhem have now joined the family business.  Florent has studied winemaking, and has been allowed to make his own wine and his brother is working on sales.     2022 rosé – 9.50€   A blend of Syrah, Grenache and Cinsault, and some young Mourvèdre vines, that is to say younger than 20 years old.  Mourvèdre takes a bit of time to settle down.    A little colour.  Nicely rounded nose. Light and fresh with some body and nicely balanced weight.   2022 was a hot vintage, but they managed to retain the freshness. 13.5€   2022 Tournée Générale – 12.00€ 2022 was Florent’s first vintage and this is his first solo wine.  A blend of Cinsault, Grenache  Carignan and Syrah, with no

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