Deep matured cherry colour, an explosive nose opens onto grilled toast spices and clove. With a sugar rush, the palate reveals powerful and elegant aromas, reminiscent of cooked red fruits. This is an exceptional wine with soft tannins and a spicy after taste.
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Availability date: 06-Apr-2017
|Grapes||Carignan 50%, Syrah 50%|
|Serve with||Rack of lamb and roast red meat|
|Name||Gérard Bertrand La Forge Corbières Boutenac|
The specifically designated parcels of land for this wine comes from behind the Miocene, situated on the unique and limited place name “La Forge”, named by the land registry. This parcel of land is situated on the estate Domaine de Villemajou in the Corbières region, appellation Boutenac.
The blend of these two grape varieties present in this wine create a beautiful aromatic expression (Syrah) and revelation of the grandeur (Carignan).
The Domaine de Villemajou is historically the birthplace of Gérard Bertrand's family, and the spearhead of the appellation Boutenac, classed as a premier cru from Corbières.