2017 Chateau les Fenals Fitou

13.45 11.12
Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Languedoc-Rousillon
Appellation Fitou
Winery Château les Fenals
Year 2017
Grape Carignan Grenache Syrah-Shiraz
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13%)
Drink window 2019 - 2026
Available as of May 4, 2021
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Fitou Chateau Fenals is one of those red beautiful Languedoc wines that everyone should experience: this is a dense and full-bodied wine with strong flavors, but always in a harmonious style. Dark red against the purple in the glass with notes of red and black fruit (cherry, blackberry), leather and herbs are clearly present. These deep Fenals shows the potential of the Fitou. We are convinced that there are few other wines that can match this price / quality. The 2013 has a drinking window from 2018-2025. In addition to the beautiful wine, it is certainly a recommendation if you are in the area to visit the beautiful castle. On the chateau you can also rent rooms & residences in this beautiful area so close to Perpignan.

The vineyards are located in the Leucate. The terroir consists mainly of rock and limestone. The climate is dry, but the proximity of the sea regularly provides the necessary moisture. The Carignan, Grenache and Syrah are separately vinified and the final assembly takes place in the spring after the harvest.

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Available as of May 4, 2021
Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Languedoc-Rousillon
Appellation Fitou
Winery Château les Fenals
Grape Carignan, Grenache, Syrah-Shiraz
Biological certified No
Vegan No
Year 2017
Drinking as of 2019
Drinking till 2026
Alcohol % 13
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Barbecue, Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard
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