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Gérard Bertrand 6ème Sens Rouge IGP Pays d'Oc 2016
One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £57.72
Country - France
Region - Languedoc-Roussillon
Grape Varieties - Syrah 60%, Grenache 20%, Merlot 20%
Alcohol by volume - 13.5%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Gérard Bertrand
Tasting notes - The nose is dominated by aromas of ripe red fruits and a touch of spice. Smooth on the palate combined with blackcurrant, fresh red fruits and vanilla flavours. The tannins are fine and silky and contribute to the balance of this eminently quaffable wine.
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Juicy raspberry fruit with vanilla nuances in a medium bodied style, eminently soft and moreish.
Gérard Bertrand is one of the most outstanding winemakers in the South of France, where he owns numerous estates among the most prestigious crus of Languedoc- Roussillon. Named in 2012 as the IWC Red Winemaker of the Year and Wine Enthusiast's European Winery of the Year, he is known locally as the "King" of the Languedoc. Brought up in the Languedoc vineyards, Gérard Bertrand is committed to sharing the characteristics and exceptional diversity of each of the terroirs. Twenty years of know-how ensures that wines bearing Gérard Bertrand's signature have a unique style driven each day by four fundamental values: excellence, authenticity, conviviality and innovation. We firmly believe Gérard will become one of the leading French names in the UK.
The contrasted region of the Languedoc Roussillon produces fruity wines which represent the exceptional diversity of terroirs. The grapes for the 6ème Sens Rouge are grown in the foothills of the Corbières and Minervois. Here, the sunny climate and proximity to the Mediterranean, offers the ideal landscape for vine growing. The typical Southern French varieties are grown soils that are predominantly clay limestone.
The grapes were hand-picked and then underwent a carbonic maceration which preserved the integrity of the aromas and ensured a fruity style. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks under carefully controlled temperatures, with a maximum of 25°C. Following the fermentation, the wines were matured with 20% being aged in French oak barrels, before blending.
The nose is dominated by aromas of ripe red fruits and a touch of spice. Smooth on the palate combined with blackcurrant, fresh red fruits and vanilla flavours. The tannins are fine and silky and contribute to the balance of this eminently quaffable wine.
Serve at 16°C with grilled meats, roasted vegetables, game or cheese.
Syrah 60%, Grenache 20%, Merlot 20%
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