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One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £61.72
Country - France
Region - Languedoc-Roussillon
Grape Varieties - Merlot 100%
Alcohol by volume - 14%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Gérard Bertrand
Tasting notes - The nose is an expression of pure fruit character showing blackcurrant and wild strawberry notes, with a touch of spice. Smooth, with an elegant structure, soft tannins and a lingering finish.
Round, fruity and soft with blackcurrant, wild
strawberries and spice. A lovely Merlot.
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.
Gérard Bertrand's commitment to sustainable agriculture has been recognised with
the ECOCERT certification, guaranteeing organic production, environmentally-friendly
packaging and a low carbon footprint. The soils in this vineyard are clay limestone.
The grapes were destemmed and macerated for 15 to 20 days at a controlled
temperatures of between 25°C to 30°C. Frequent pump-overs and ageing in stainless
steel guaranteed the purest expression from this grape variety.
The nose is an expression of pure fruit character showing blackcurrant and wild
strawberry notes, with a touch of spice. Smooth, with an elegant structure, soft
tannins and a lingering finish.
Delicious served at 18°C, with grilled red meats, mushroom risotto and fine cheese.
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