Be quick if you want this authentic, tiny production, richly flavoured Corbières. It's from right next door to Corbières Cru, Boutenac, and a family estate with century old vines of Grenache and Carignan. Sumptuous, rich and generously spiced.
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Velvety. Full with lush black berries, with herbs, tea and spice
Ripe blackberry, plum, herbal garrigue, violets, pepper and liquorice
Renowned French winemaker Gérard Bertrand makes his £40+ a bottle Corbières in craggy Boutenac. Just across a small country road is the village of Fabrezan and its equally amazing vineyards. It's where, in fact, Tony Laithwaite bought his first Corbières shipment back in 1971. Today young couple Amelie and Jean-Baptiste work tirelessly, in evenings and weekends (after their day jobs as consultant winemakers), tending their ancient vines and making their cru quality Corbières. The vines were planted by J-B's great grandfather, a cellar built by his son, but more recently the grapes were all sold to the local coop. J-B and Amelie took over in 2007 and decided they could make something much better. This fabulous Grand Cru style is the result.
"Stunning, simply stunning! At the very top of my favourite wines ever. I can drink this forever"
5-Star Online Review For the 2019 vintage