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Producer: Gerard BertrandGrape Varieties: Merlot 100%Optimum Drinking: Within 5 yearsWine Style: Fruity easy drinking redAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: CorkCountry: France
Deep red with purple tints. The nose is an expression of pure fruit character showing blackcurrant and wild strawberry, with a hint of spice. A smooth and elegant structure with soft tannins.
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. Named in 2012 as 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. Twenty years of know-how ensures that wines bearing Gérard Bertrand's signature have a unique style driven each day by four fundamental values: excellence, authenticity, conviviality and innovation. We firmly believe Gérard will become one of the leading French names in the UK.
Gérard Bertrand's commitment to sustainable agriculture has been recognised with the ECOCERT certification, guaranteeing organic production, environmentally-friendly packaging and a low carbon footprint.
The grapes are de-stemmed and macerated for 15 to 20 days at a controlled temperature of 25°C to 30°C. Frequent pumping-over and ageing in stainless steel guarantees the best expression from this grape variety.
Delicious served at 18°C, with grilled red meats, mushroom risotto and fine cheese.
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