An easy drinking white blend from the Languedoc, the Foncalieu Petit Paradis Saint Chinian.
60% Grenache Blanc, 20% Marsanne and 20% Vermentino from the Saint Chinian appellation in Languedoc, France. The Vermentino was aged 6 months in French oak barrels while the Marsanne and Grenache Blanc were aged in stainless steel vats. The wine is also vegan friendly.
Sample submitted for review. The Foncalieu Petit Paradis Saint Chinian is available for around $12. It is imported by Kindred Vines.
Petit Paradis is a little bit of paradise in your glass. A blend of 60% Grenache Blanc, 20% Marsanne, 20% Vermentino, the wine has an aromatic bouquet of rich fruit with good body and a long pleasing finish. Serve chilled with white meats and seafood.
Bottled by Les Vignobles Fancalieu
The 2018 Foncalielu Petit Paradis Saint Chinian opens with quite an inviting aroma of honeysuckle and a little tropical fruit.
Tasking a sip reveals lots of tasty fruit in this smooth and refreshing wine. It's not terribly complex but it is easy to drink. There's lots of apple along with a bit of tropical fruit. Light honey accents and just a hint of nutty note lead into the dry, short finish.
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