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Le Du's Grand Crew 20' "Phenomenal Provence"

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This month Le Du's is exploring the phenomenal wines of Provence, that are NOT Rose. While Provence has a long history of making Rose, for most of the region's history the Rose was a byproduct of more ambitious red wine production, similar to their neighbors to the east in the Rhone Valley and Chateuneuf-du-Pape. Today however, while most old wine making families have been bought out by new money to feed our insatiable hunger for easy going pink wine, there are still a few legends working in the old ways or young luddites on a quest to rediscover them.  The result...

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Le Dû's Grand Crew '20 "Dry Wines of the Douro"

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Le Dû's Grand Crew '20 "Dry Wines of the Douro"

The Douro was arguably the world's first modern wine region. In the sense that it was given over almost entirely to the vine on an organized and massive scale, with the express purpose that the wines would be then shipped and sold all over the world. In its 400+ year history, however, the Douro has never evolved as much as it is doing right now, with new and old producers racing to create world-class dry wines from vineyards that for centuries were only used for sweet and fortified wine production. This new generation of wine and winemakers are incredibly exciting, focusing...

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