Made from a blend of Nero D'Avola and Frappato grape varieties from old vines that at between 300 and 600m above sea level. The frappato is picked at optimum maturity with the Nero d'Avola grapes left on the vine to lightly with and natura
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The Fabre family has been making wine for over 400 years, in 1711 the family settled in Gasparets, near Narbonne, in the Aude department of France. Louis Fabre is head of the family concern, which now includes five estates, having taken the reins in 1982. From 2014 he has been joined by a new generation, his daughters and niece: Clémence, Paule and Jeanne, respectively in charge of export sales, accounting and oenotourism.Since 1991, Famille Fabre has been converted to organic viticulture and today 100% of its vineyards are certified organic, producing concentrated, flavoursome wines with genuine provenance.
From Corbières-Boutenac, one of the Languedoc's finest cru, comes this top class organic wine which shows the beautiful concentration of old vine Carignan with supporting roles played by Mourvedre and Syrah. A delightful series of small hills, where the vineyards are surrounded by pine forests and scrublands, Gasparets is a hamlet of a few souls and a haven of peace. In 1711, the Fabre family moved into one of the finest vineyards in the Languedoc, which was recognised as premier cru - Corbières-Boutenac. Old Carignan Noir vines together with Grenache Noir, Syrah and Mourvèdre are picked by hand from 30 hl/ha plot. Whole bunch vinification in cuve before being assembled to mature together for 12 months in French oak barrels. Long maceration (20 days) for the Syrah and Mourvèdre.
Tasting notes Aromas and flavours of cherry and black fruits infused with subtle, exotic spices. Notable more precise than previous vintages; brighter in character with good tannin and complexity on the finish.
Food match Hearty dishes and juicy rare steak. Sausage cassoulet.
REGION/COUNTRY CORBIERES BOUTENAC, FRANCE
GRAPE CARIGNAN 35%, MOURVÈDRE 45%, SYRAH 20%
FEATURES VEGETARIAN, VEGAN, ORGANIC, SUSTAINABLE
WINEMAKER LOUIS FABRE
APPELLATION AOC CORBIÈRES-BOUTENAC
The Fabre Family have been producing wine in one way or another for over four hundred years. In 1711, the family settled...
|region||South Of France|
|wine style||Full Bodied Red|
|wine region||South Of France|
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