The Orliac & Courselle Family Fun Wines - 3 Bottle Mixed Case
11135 – 1 x Le Petit Courselle Les Copains
Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah
This blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah is delicious. Beyond the rich ruby colour, there are flavours of fresh red fruits and red bell peppers. The beautiful subtle notes of fresh strawberries give a Beaujolais-esque quality. It is perfect for enjoying with homemade family classics like roast chicken, spaghetti bolognese or lasagne.
When the Courselle sisters were young and playing in the vines, they imagined they had a mischievous little brother. When they made this Vin de France, which breaks the rules using Syrah (Syrah planted where Bordelaise should be), they appropriately named the wine after their invisible yet bold little sibling.
11391 – 1 x Le Loup dans la Bergerie
Merlot, Syrah, Grenache
“Le Loup dans la Bergerie” means wolf in the sheep fold or wolf in sheep’s clothing. A speedy maceration with stainless steel ageing means that this wolf won’t bite tannins are smooth and give way to plush, ripe fruit. A wine made by the Orliac family whose passion for Pic Saint-Loup believed that some vineyards in this area of Languedoc are located on fertile soils and could give simple and light wines. A beautifully fruity and thirst-quenching wine.
11134 – 1 x Le Petit Courselle Les Copines
Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chardonnay
This Sauvignon, Semillon blend with Chardonnay, is unheard of in Bordeaux and banned by the AOC. Le Petit Courselle Blanc is perfect for aperitifs—zesty and zippy with some weight and tropical fruit brought on by the Chardonnay. It is ideal for aperitifs and complements shellfish and oysters in particular. Sushi is a fantastic match, as is a firmer bloomy rinded cheese (like Saint-Nectaire) and goat’s cheese.
After harvest, grapes ferment in temperature-controlled tanks before bottling.