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Gérard Bertrand Fitou 2014

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Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Gerard Bertrand 2014 Fitou reveals fruity aromas of strawberry and dark cherry, black tea and tree moss. Both tannin and acidity are present providing tart black cherry and strawberry, baking spice, mint and cured meat, with a medium finish. Made from Grenache and Carignan, this full body wine will pair well with blue cheese or before a meal as an aperitif. Enjoy.

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Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Gerard Bertrand's Fitou 2014 is a steal of a deal at just under $17 - it delivers on every level. Well balanced, full bodied with rich flavors of blackberry, blueberry, smoke and spice. Perfect accompaniment to rosemary crusted lamb chops.




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Gérard Bertrand Fitou 2014, Midi A.P., France: Winemaker Gerard Bertrand loves the Mediterranean lifestyle. The vineyard for this wine lies between the mountains of Corbières and the lakes and beaches along the Mediterranean coastline in southern France. The Fitous region has a wide range of micro-climates and soils. This full-bodied red finishes with dark spices. Juicy-delicious, absolutely wonderful aromas and flavours of fleshy black jam, blackberry pie and some smoke. This is a dry, full-bodied wine but the riot of aromas are amazing. Drink: 2017-2022. 403683 14.50% XD 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 92/100. January 6, 2018 Top Rated Red Wine. Voluptuous Veal Wine  Full Review

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