It is often said that there are more people who have travelled
to space than there are Masters of Wine and while that may be very
true, there are many more MWs than there are cosmic cats.
In a uniquely Gallic surge of innovation, 1963 witnessed France
entering the feline space race via a cat named Félicette.
Now immortalised on a wine that pays homage to those that think
outside the box, Felicette is for all those who dream to be a
Félicette was actually the understudy to a cat named
Unfortunately for Felix, he went missing shortly before the first
mission and so Félicette took his place. There is perhaps a more
wistful look in the eyes of Félix who also appears on the
Distinctly French - restraint, mineral, varietal definition,
balance - perfect for by the glass as an aperitif or with food.