Fat Louis Duck Down

Description

Strong bouquet dominated by hints of black fruits, olive-paste and roasted coffee beans; the taste is delicious on the tongue and full-bodied.

Grape Varieties 

Grenache, Syrah

Gastronomic Companion

Grilled fare, red meats, game, leg of lamb, cheese

 

Special Prizes

Bronze Medal, Concours des Grands Vins
MACON 2008
Silver Medal, WSWA 2013

Vinification

10 day maceration for the Grenache and 20 for the Syrah

Maturation

12 months

Alcohol Strength 

13.5

Soil

Layers of chalky-clay around Saint Chinian, facing south. Harvested by hand from select plots for meticulous control.

Press

The Drunken Cyclist- Wine of Fat Louis

Sipped in California- Sunday Dinner With Fat Louis (November 19, 2014)