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Fontanel, Rivesaltes Ambré, 2008

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One of the most distinctive and exciting wines in our entire stock. From late-picked, 60 year-old vines of Grenache Blanc and Gris, the Ambré - literally amber - tone develops after at least five years of mildly oxidative ageing in barrel (and here it’s kept a lot longer before bottling). Deep gold, clear and bright. This offers intriguing fumes, dried fruit, a hint of sherry-like oxidation – a little like old Cognac. Figs and date flavours dominate, with accompanying subtleties, including walnuts, coffee and caramelised oranges. Juicy, stimulating, and with a lingering finish, this makes a wonderful partner to hard cheese, dried fruit and nuts. The 2010 vintage follows. Now-2023

Fontanel, Rivesaltes Ambré, 2008

Product Code: FON908

Stone, Vine & Sun rating

Sweet

Rated 4 out of 5
Dry > Sweet
  • Origin: France
  • Region: Roussillon
  • Vintage: 2008
  • Colour: White
  • Bottle Size: 75cl
  • ABV: 16%
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