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Product code: 3651

Felicette, Grenache Noir, Languedoc & South West, France, 2020

Felicette, Grenache Noir, Languedoc & South West, France, 2020

Producer Profile

Wines inspired by the spirit of place - ‘L’esprit de lieu’. The wines of Terres Fidèles are created in the Roussillon and surrounding regions, a place of remarkable stories where layers of history and cultures are embedded in the raw and wild landscape.

Authentic, crafted small batch wines. Wines of the wilds. Old vine Grenache, Carignan, Malbec, Cinsault, Viognier and more. Wines to share..., some of which, namely Felicette, Mont Rocher and Montsablé we have been proudly producing for some time.

Viticulture

Felicette red is a fruity and very well-balanced blend produced in the South-West of France, between Narbonne and Beziers, with a hot and dry mediterranean climate influence. Soils are sandy and silty as well as a chalk/ clay mix on the hillsides.

Winemaking

The grapes are harvested, destemmed and then either hot macerated to extract colour a beautiful dark red colour, and some are cold fermented to get the best possible varietal fruit extraction. The fermentation is then conducted at controlled temperature with gentle pumping overs to extract only the better tannins. The different pressings are then blended before Christmas and are aged in stainless steel tank to preserve fruit and round tannins.

Oak Treatment

No oak treatment

Tasting Note

A bright red colour with purplish reflections. A powerful nose of violets and red fruits. Very tasty in the mouth with raspberry and plum aromas. Medium-bodied on the palate, soft and juicy.

Food Matching

Pasta dishes in tomato sauce, oriental and thai dishes.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Grenache Noir 100%
ABV:
14%

Closure:
Screw cap

Colour:
Red

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl