Louis Ferdinand - 2020 - Antony Tortul
A complex, exuberant nose of boxwood, mango, bergamot, vineyard peach and grapefruit. The palate is full bodied, with aromas of exotic fruits and saffron, held together by beautiful, velvety tannins, plus a long finish with a touch of salt.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 11.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2027
A blend of 50% Sauvignon (from 13-year-old vines) and 50% Marsanne from 28-year-old vines, all planted in the commune of Pézenas on a terroir of Villafranchian-era soils over basalt, with yields of 30 hl/ha. Natural vinification: the Sauvignon is destemmed by hand and fermented in ceramic jars, while the Marsanne is placed in amphorae, followed by 63 days of maceration. The wine is then pressed and matured in vats for 9 months.
Antony Tortul from La Sorga is an emblematic figure of French natural wine! As a negociant, he vinifies and ages wines from Gaillac to Chateauneuf-du-Pape, with the Languedoc being his favourite playground. When it comes to buying grapes, he travels the South of France looking for beautiful terroirs invariably farmed organically or biodynamically. What follows are simple, respectful,...All wines
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