Vins de Foresta – Marselan 2013

by  |  06-05-2016

Marselan is a curious beast that’s been popping up here and there. Originally created as a cross between Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache, it was successfully bred near the town of Marseillan, France from which it takes its name. Despite these two very well-known grapes, this cross has absolutely no characteristic of either. It was designed to be for the hot regions of Southern France such as the Languedoc but has taken quite well to the climate and tendencies of Catalonia and is an “experimental” grape in several DOs. You can read a bit more in this article as well as reviews of the Mig Mig from La Vinyeta here and here. Of course, it’s important to note that Mig Mig has only half of its blend coming from Marselan with the other half being Lledoner Roig. Coming across a wine of 100% Marselan is a bit rare and even more […]
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