Rivesaltes is one of the great sweet wines of the world. Produced in the Languedoc Roussillon region of SW France, these wines live for decades since they are fortified. They can be produced from both white and red grapes, although Grenache Noir, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris, Muscat, Macabeu, and Malvasia prevail in the region. The wines are sweetened only with the natural grape sugars present at harvest. For this reason they are called Vin Doux Naturel.
These special wines make fantastic birth year gifts. Imagine drinking a wine born in the same year as you! But, they are also a perfect way to travel in time. These wines are like time capsules from another era. If you listen and taste carefully, these wines often have amazing stories to tell.
Inquire about other birth year wines; we have many vintages available.
Blend: 70% Grenache Noir / rest blend of Grenache Blanc, Gris and Maccabeo
*Original Wood Case is available.
Note: These are special order items and turnaround may take an additional 10 business days.
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Here we are talking! Incredibly flavorful. And as old as the brother. A memory for life to taste such a treasure.
Dried fruits, rich, intense concentration, spices, alcohol, good length.
4.2 really interesting fortified wine from Roussillon in France. Families have been keeping these juices for 30+ years in their private cellars until an entrepreneur decided to buy the juice out and bottle it. Really nice nuts and subtle caramel on the nose. Full body, off-dry, rich nuts, caramel, and toffee in the long finish.
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