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Princess and The Bear

Archive Cellar

All of the wines we carry at Princess and Bear have small case productions and as each vintage varies from year to year, we want to offer tasting notes and technical information on past vintages we've carried for reference. Below is a list of sold-out wines.

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Vin de France
100% Carignan Gris 

Domaine Jones produced only 800 bottles of this rare Carignan Gris beauty. The lush aroma of fresh pear complements the smoky, herbal edge and lively palette. Winemaker Katie Jones is one of the women leading the Languedoc wine-making renaissance. She creates her distinctive wines from old vineyards and rare grape varieties.

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IGP Pays d’Herault
100% Syrah

This 100% Syrah is light, fruity and surprisingly easy drinking. Ample sunshine and cooling sea breezes balance Syrah's juicy black cherry and plum fruit with a layer of smoky, savory, complexity and gives very fine, light, tannin on the mouthwatering finish. A friendly wine you can serve slightly chilled in the summer.

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AOP Cotes du Roussillon Village
60% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah, 10% Carignan

This organic blend of Grenache Noir, Syrah and Carignan is a bouquet of violets and notes of black fruit grace.  Seductive aromas of chocolate, blackberry and thyme enhance a mouth feel of elegant tannins.  From one of the finest female winemakers of the Roussillon.

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IGP St. Guilhem le Desert
60% Chardonnay, 20% Viognier, 10% Sauvignon Gris, 10% Petit Manseng

This seductive organic white blend harmonizes the toastiness of barrel-fermented Chardonnay with the floral aspects of Viognier. Notes of pear, melon, and stone fruit enhance its silky appeal. The long, mouthwatering finish expresses the light touch of oak used to achieve perfection.

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AOP Maury Sec
60% Lledoner Pelut, 40% Grenache Noir

A blend of Grenache and Lledoner Pelut, this wine displays the attractive scents of flowers and crushed rocks and delivers plenty of pleasure in your mouth with black cherries dusted with a cinnamon and clove finish on a softly dusty note.  Robert Parker awarded the 2016 vintage 90 points!

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AOC Limoux
Merlot, Grenache, Syrah
Food Pairing: This wine is full of black fruit flavors with melted tannins and a slight caramel undertone.  Stunning from the 'Valley of Light' domaine.   Wonderful with meat trays of sliced pork (porchetta with truffles, or Pata Negra if available) or baked chicken breast with stuffed prosciutto and cheese.

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AOP Corbière
70% Grenache Blanc, 15% Roussanne, 15% Vermentino

An unfined and spontaneously fermented white wine from organic and biodynamic grapes with just the right amount of fruit, Les Chemins offers aromas of apricot and quince giving it unusual depth with delicious, unique fruit flavors with a slight herbal edge. The winemaker and her family’s connections to the land and world of wine can be traced back to the 16th century.

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Exclusively Available in our Tasting Room

AOP Faugères
65% Grenache Noir, 35% Carignan Noir

Enjoy this “hedonistic,” full-bodied red, redolent with spicy black fruit and crafted in accordance with the lunar calendar. An organic, biodynamic blend of Grenache Noir and Carignan Noir that’s complex, balanced and luscious.

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AOP Languedoc
50% Grenache Blanc, 40% Marsanne, 10% Roussanne

Bright acidity balances the citrus, fennel, and pineapple flavors in this blend of Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, and Roussanne. The delightful mouthfeel resolves into a pleasing minerality and long finish. The domaine nurtures biodiversity in and around the organic vineyards, leaving the surrounding hedgerows, woodland and garrigue largely untouched.

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AOP Cotes de Roussillon Villages 

Syrah, Grenache Noir

The nose of this Rhône-style blend bursts with blackberry jam, cherry, herbs and a touch of violets. The flavors are crisp, acid is bright and tannins are firm and grippy. This is the ultimate pleasure wine with friends. Serve slightly chilled.

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100% Viognier

Food Pairing:  This Vin de Fete "party wine" is wonderful alone to celebrate, with cheese and fruit, or at a meal with Thai or Indian food!  Let the party begin!

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New Vintage Arriving in June

AOP Languedoc Grès de Montpellier
42% Grenache, 41% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre, 2% Carignan

This lively red blend entices with its vivid, berry color, velvety feel and pleasant minerality. Cassis, menthol and spices delight the nose. A well-balanced palate expresses red fruit and gray pepper then blossoms into fresh laurel and mint. Les Gravières won Gold at the Concours General Agricole Paris, 2016. The vineyards are Terra Vitis certified.

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