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Rivesaltes Ambre - Domaine Fontanel - Vin Doux Naturel

This stunning sweet wine is made from Old Vines White Grenache that are more than 60 years of age and are grown in the clay-limestone soils of the Roussillon.

This golden colored wine is perfect with nuts, and has perfumes of dried apricots and candied orange peel. It can be savoured as an aperitif or be used as an accompaniment for foie gras,blue cheeses such as Rocquefort or desserts such as crème brûlée.

Country: France
Region: Rousillon
Subregion: Maury
Colour: Ambre
Grape Variety: White Grenache
ABV: 16%
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure: Cork
Style: Luscious, sweet and honeyed
Drink With: Rocquefort foie gras or creme brulee

Why we like this wine.

Firstly, it's unusual and makes for a great food partner when only this will do. It's made in the solera system so there is always that delicious hint of aged wine.