For Me Formidable, Rimbert
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For Me Formidable, Rimbert - NV

Item # 42933 750mL

A luscious red wine from the south of France that is textbook for an everyday wine: easy and fruited with accessible tannins. The wine is aged in 400 liter old wooden tanks and is bottled unfiltered. Fermented with ambient yeasts.

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Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

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Staff Pick Notes

As quirky as the label of this wine is, it was made for me, you, and Merlot lovers all around (maybe ants too if they drank wine). As a native of Provence, Jean-Marie Rimbert arrived in the Languedoc- Roussillon and worked to save up enough money to purchase his own parcels to cultivate wines with the utmost respect to the land. He works to express wines that truly represent how multi-faceted the region is as a whole. Purchasing grapes, tended to by a former apprentice, Rimbert's Merlot bottling is a plush, easy-drinker that displays a profile of plum, boysenberry, berry jam with a cooling menthol and herbaceous note on the finish. The refreshing acidity makes this a pleasure to pick up and continuously come back to, so don't let the ant do the lifting for you, it may just run away with your glass.




The next time you hear someone say they never touch Merlot, tell them that it's too bad, because you were just about to open a few bottles of Château Pétrus and Le Pin, and you have no one to share them with. Some wine drinkers are quick to dismiss varieties that become too fashionable, but Merlot is popular for good reason. It has one of the most impressive and distinctive textures of any wine, and has long been prized for the "softening" effect it can have on Cabernet Sauvignon - especially...

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