2015 Chateau de Roquefort Gueule du Loup

Provence France

Medium-Bodied

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A delicious red from one of the best winemakers in the beautiful Provence region of the south of France

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First payment: 15th October 2022

SKU: GUEULE DE LOUP 2015 Categories: ,

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    The kind of wine that makes you hungry

    Grape Variety

    Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

    Sweetness

    Dry

    Alcohol

    13.0%

    Winemaking

    Biodynamic

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    Flavour Characteristics

    Earth Earth

    Game Game

    Liquorice Liquorice

    Raspberry Raspberry

    Rosemary Rosemary

    Strawberry Strawberry

    Thyme Thyme

    More than just a vacation hotspot and the rosé capital of the world, Provence is a coastal, southeastern appellation of France increasingly producing interesting wines of all colours. The warm, breezy Mediterranean climate is ideal for grape growing and the diverse terrain and soil types allow for a variety of wine styles within the region.

    This red blend from Raimond de Villeneuve’s impressively beautiful, biodynamic vineyard has more complexity than is usual in Provençal wines.  The ‘Gueule de Loup’ Château de Roquefort, is brimming with strawberries, raspberries, liquorice, Herbs de Provence, game and earth.  Savoury and meaty on the finish with an underlying note of wild strawberries, this is a great wine for drinking with food.

     

    How to serve it

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    Pairs well with

    Spicy foods.  Mature cheeses  Chicken, beef, lamb, venison.

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