Les Oliviers Merlot Mourvedre

Les Oliviers Merlot Mourvedre

Pays d'OC, Southern France, France
Merlot, Mourvedre/Monastrell
Wine Description:

Les Oliviers Merlot - Mourvedre is made by Boutinot , a blend of 80% Merlot, 20% Mourvedre each from a single plot. Pays d'Oc in southern France is known for producing ripe, luscious fruit and it is the addition of the Mourvedre that makes this wine extra interesting.

Tasting Note:

Brightly perfumed fruit, a hint of lavender, then classic merlot flavours: ripe red summer berries, plums and damsons. Mourvèdre shows its grip with warm spice and a green, herby edge on the finish.

Food Suggestion:

Can be enjoyed with or without food, although it would happily partner hearty pastas and Mediterrannean dishes flavoured with tomatoes, olives or anchovies.

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Press Reviews:

2016 Vintage
Berliner Wein Trophy 2017 
2015 Vintage 
Catavinum 2017       

Producer Description

Boutinot started life in Greater Manchester in 1972 when Paul Boutinot began to collect wines from France and bring them back to Manchester to sell at his parents restaurant. Paul's reputation quickly begin to grow and it wasn't long before other restaurants were asking for him to sell them wine and the company was started in 1980 as a wine supplier.

Boutinot have furthered their reputation for great value wines by starting to produce wines themselves. They have partnered with Italian producer Adria Vini, have their own vineyard holdings and winery in France and vineyards in South Africa, and now a large percentage of Boutinot's portfolio is their own production.

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