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Les Vignobles Foncaliu - Le Versant Merlot IGP 2014

Information

  • Country: France
  • Grape: Merlot
  • Grape Percentage: 100%
Food Matching

Food Matching

This is a crowd-pleaser and a real food wine too -try it with beef and steaks, lamb, pork or mushroom dishes.

Duty/Vat Paid

Wine tasting notes

This ruby red wine with dark purple tints reveals blackberries and black cherries on the nose, mixed with hints of tobacco. The smooth, ample palate finishes with fresh black fruits and harmonious soft tannins.

Winery Information

Les Vignobles Foncaliu

The Le Versant range is produced by Les Vignobles Foncalieu. They are a union of cooperatives, founded in 1967 and located in the heart of the Languedoc region of southern France, with 4,000 hectares of vineyards spread between the Pyrénées and the Mediterranean, tended by 650 growers. Since 2007 they have been committed to sustainable practices, moving towards organic production for some of their vineyards. These ‘mountains to ocean’ terroirs enable the production of a wide range of.. read more

Vinification Notes

Made from 100% Merlot grown near Ensérune on south-facing slopes in the Herault region of Languedoc-Roussillon on calcareous gravel soils. Fermented in stainless steel with daily pump overs over 3-4 weeks. A further 8 months ageing in stainless steel before bottling.