The Grocery Outlet’s wine sale is coming up again – it runs from November 2 to 8, 2022 – so it may be a good time to try something new or stock up on any 2022 favorites. I have a favorite from this year and it’s actually one of my favorite Grocery Outlet wine finds of all time.
Chateau Lavabre, Pic Saint-Loup ‘La Closerie’ 2017
La Closerie is a Rhone-style blend from the Pic Saint-Loup region in Languedoc.
Composition: 60% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre
The 2017 vintage has a rating of 4.2 on Vivino, ranking first among the Languedoc-Roussillon Red wines available in California. It received 92 points on Wine Spectator, although earlier vintages scored as much as 96 points.
It’s a little pricier than most Grocery Outlet wines at $16.99, but it normally retails for around $35. It’ll be $13.50 during the sale, so I’d recommend giving it a try if you come across any bottles. Bottles are often tucked away, lying horizontally in their cardboard nests.
Until next time – stay safe!