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Princess and The Bear

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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. Click the wine name below to view the Languedoc-Roussillon sommelier’s tasting notes.

These wines are made by the most passionate winemakers and have a finesse and complexity that will keep you coming back for more. Many of the winemakers are contrarian and make wines in their own passionate way regardless of tradition or requirements to be an AOC wine.

Our many organic selections are presented below with the European Union organic leaf designation. Organic wines in the EU can use small amounts of organic sulphur, which helps make the wines remain stable over time.

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IGP Coteaux d'Enserune

100% Viognier

A study in lush, floral debauchery, this organic Viognier tantalizes with a nose of citrus, lychee and lemon blossom and a fluid, lively mouth.  In the hands of the owner and oenologue Stéphane Yerle, the viognier expresses masterfully.  The wine is well balanced with just a hint of acidity to keep the palate alive and interested.

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AOP Languedoc
90% Syrah, 10% Viognier

This soft, peach-colored organic rosé was unanimously selected by our 2019 tasting panel. A lively blend of Syrah and Viognier, Rosé Entrecoeur delights the palate with wild strawberry and a touch of citrus. Produced by a family-owned vineyard in the heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon, this is an all-day summer and fall rosé.

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AOP Saint Chinian
80% Syrah, 20% Grenache

An alluring, purple-faceted ruby in the glass, this Syrah-dominant blend expresses concentrated blackcurrant fruit while maintaining an alluring complex palate. Aromas of truffles, passionfruit, licorice, and cocoa harmonize with a fine spiciness, long finish, and well-integrated oak.

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AOP Rivesaltes Ambre
100% Grenache Blanc (White Grenache)

Food Pairings: Divine with room temperature Roquefort cheese, alone or on thin slices of baguette or crackers.  If you love sweets it will be fabulous with Spiced Chiffon Pumpkin Pie.  Or try it with Spiced Cake and Whipped Cream or a Hazelnut Chocolate Tart with Whipped Ginger-Marscapone Cream.  Yuuuum!

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A.O.P. Cabardès
52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Syrah

Food Pairing: We don’t have favorites, but let’s just say if no one buys this wine, Bear will be overjoyed!  Lose yourself with this wine and Oven Roasted Rosemary-Laced Veal Chops; Beef Tenderloin with Bone Marrow-Bordelaise Sauce; Crispy Duck Pancakes with Hoisin Sauce.

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AOP Faugères
95% Syrah, 5% Grenache Noir

This “big wine” showcases Syrah at its best, grown on schiste vineyards. The nose is fragrant with red and black fruit and, when young, a hint of vanilla. The generous mouthfeel and round, luscious tannins resolve into a silky, lingering finish.  Le Fou du Rec is a product of sustainable agriculture and has long aging potential.

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IGP Pays d'Oc
Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon

Aromas of raspberry, strawberry and currant mingle with pink pepper and caramel pudding in this singular rosé. A blend of Syrah, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon, it’s tangy on the palate and eminently drinkable. The family-run winery practices Reasoned Agriculture, an approach to viticulture that balances farming and wine production with biodiversity, environmental and animal welfare, and the health of the surrounding lands.

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IGP Pays d'Oc
100% Sauvignon Blanc

This sun-kissed Sauvignon Blanc has a lively, refreshing and expressive character with none of the grassiness typical of Sauvignon blanc grapes grown in cooler climes. Warm, friendly and super drinkable, this crowd-pleaser is loved by novices and professional tasters alike.

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AOP Corbières 
40% Grenache, 30% Carignan, 30% Syrah

Dazzling carmine reflections light up each glass of this organic blend of Grenache, Carignan, and Syrah. Aromas of black fruit entwine with notes of Mediterranean spice. The tannins are bold and silky.

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IGP Pays D'Oc
25% Ugni Blanc, 21% Vermentino, 19% Roussanne, 19% Viognier, 8% Marsanne, 8% Sauvignon Blanc

An elegant blend of six different grapes, this white presents a soft, full and fruity palate with a refreshing, dry finish. The aroma is initially flinty then resolves into an appealing citrus flower bouquet. The domaine, Terre Des 2 Sources, is the realization of a dream shared by two couples — to find the best land and wine-growing environment and to craft exceptional wines.

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IGP Pays d'Oc
50% Vermentino, 30% Roussanne, 20% White Grenache 

This organic beauty is a blend of Vermentino, Roussanne, and Grenache Blanc from vineyards near the sparkling Mediterranean.  The sea and the wild garrigue of herbs infuse the fruit and give the wine an aromatic complexity, creating a perfectly balanced, dry white wine with finesse.

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AOP Minervois La Liviniere
75% Syrah, 25% Grenache

This organic, biodynamic wine is a blend of Syrah and Grenache from an old, revered domaine in the prized appellation La Livinière.  This sultry, full-bodied red entices with aromas of dark fruit and spice.  Elegant oak flavors taper to a fine, smooth finish.

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