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Gerard Bertrand Heritage 'An 1618' Picpoul de Pinet 2019

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Gerard Bertrand 'An 1618' Picpoul de Pinet is made entirely from the Picpoul grape, in the village of Pinet in France's Languedoc. Its ripe citrus flavours and vibrant minerality make it a superb full-bodied alternative to Muscadet, to be drunk with shellfish and grilled fish.

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Gérard Bertrand reveals the history of the great terroirs of the South of France in the Heritage range. Already recognized before the reign of Louis XIV, it was in 1618 that the botanist Magnol in his book Sylve Plantarium named Piquepoul among the most famous grape varieties in Languedoc. The limestone soil bordering the Mediterranean Sea offers a fresh and dry white wine.

One of the most dynamic and brilliant winemakers from the South of France, where he owns no fewer than seven estates among the most prestigious terroirs of Languedoc Roussillon; in 2012 ex-Rugby star Gérard Bertrand received honours for "European Winery of the Year" by Wine Enthusiast and "Red Wine Maker of the Year" by the IWC.

 
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RRP £13.75
Vintage 2019
Alcoholic strength 13%
Serve with Shellfish or grilled fish
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Subregion Picpoul de Pinet
Grapes Picpoul
Dry/Sweet value 1
Contains sulphites Yes
Vegetarian No
Vegan No
Milk No
Eggs No
Organic No
Biodynamic No
 
Gérard Bertrand

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. Formerly 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. 20 years of expertise ensures that wines bearing Gérard Bertrand's signature have a unique style, driven by the fundamental values of excellence, authenticity, conviviality and innovation.

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