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End of 2019 harvest: so much grenache!

Our 2019 harvest, started on September 08 with our small Viognier of la Martelle in Siran, very beautiful and productive this year, ended on October 11 with our plot of old carignan of 1969 of La Galine, in La Livinière. Harvest every day for the last three weeks, which is very unusual. The...

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A harvest of distinctions


It is the end of summer, the time of the exit of the specialized guides, and the period of the Wine Fair. Our wines have been widely promoted by specialized critics with many distinctions and flattery tasting notes:

Coup de Coeur Guide Hachette 2020, for our 2018 Minervois Blanc, which has already been...

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Silver Medal in Paris

Silver medal at the prestigious Concours Général Agricole 2019 in Paris on February 24, for our Minervois-Blanc 2018 Combe Violin. For our first vintage and first wine officially labeled organic ......
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2018 vintage: Organic Label

Traditional "small" bottling in Siran on January 29: small cuvées. Our Minervois Blanc 2018, superb, very promising, which is our first wine to enjoy officially  the label Agriculture Biologique /Organic Farming after three years of "organic conversion". Although vines were always conducted in organic mode....
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Our wines worldwide…

On December 20, 2018 Les Combes Cachées formalized a commercial agreement with a major player in the marketing of French wines worldwide: La Confrérie des Domaines. Based in Montpellier, La Confrérie des Domaines has a portfolio of 40 quality French wine estates, which it markets worldwide: from the United States to Japan, from Russia to China,...
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Autumn wine fairs: very good return

The season of autumn wine fairs has allowed us to meet you again on the roads of France, from October to December: Nantes, Lyon, Thonon-Les-Bains, Paris (twice), and Toulouse. Very good returns for our new multi-award-winning new wines: Minervois Rouge Les Hauts de Siran 2016, Minervois Cru Livinière 2015 Les Trois Ecus ... And a...
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End of the harvest 2018: a promising vintage

End of the harvest 2018 for Les Combes Hidden this Friday, October 12, 2018. From August 31 to October 12, 15 days of harvest for Les Combes Cachées spread out over a period of 43 days... Such a spread in time perfectly illustrates our desire to harvest each parcel, each terroir, each grape variety, with perfect...
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Great maneuvers at the Wine Cellar

Great maneuvers at the Wine Cellar with the setting of the 2017 La Livinière vintage. A heavy operation: After racking barrels of Minervois La Livinière 2016, which will be bottled soon, operation steam cleaning of our barrels of 1 or 2 wines that will be used for the breeding of the Minervois La Livinière 2017;...
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The Domaine Les Combes Cachées is extending

The Domaine Les Combes Cachées is extending: we have just acquired 2.5 hectares of new parcels, 100% Syrah, in the municipality of Cesseras, next door to Siran. Very beautiful terroirs of Fauzan to complete our terroirs of altitude. And parcels of classical terraces near Siran, at a place called "Chapelle-Saint-Germain". Labelled "Minervois-La Livinière" appellation. This...
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Another new 2018 distinction: Price + Pleasure

Another new 2018 distinction for our wines, the 3rd in a month: Our Minervois Rouge 2016 Les Hauts de Siran has just received a medal from the renowned guide Bettane-Desseauve in the context of its Prix + Plaisir (Price + Pleasure) contest centered on the  quality / price ratio of wines. With a nice comment from...
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