Tortoise Creek Cabernet/Syrah 2006

Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $10.99
Item No. 95569

Winemaker's Notes

60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Syrah

The Cabernet and Syrah grapes are grown and sourced from two separate single vineyard sites from the Languedoc region in the south of France along the Mediterranean coast. The Cabernet has a good dark fruit-laced core with hints of licorice while the Syrah comes through with smooth tannins and spice. Together, this wine is very balanced and complex with a full, round palate. Enjoy with grilled steak, fire roasted chicken and hard cheeses.

Learn About Tortoise Creek

Tortoise Creek wines come from the southern French area known as the Languedoc. For many years, the region was mainly known as a producer of good vin ordinaire due to the remarkable weather conditions and vast array of quality growing areas. But, as the average wine-drinking consumer began to look for more then vin ordinaire, many wine makers in the region reacted and employed...

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Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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