Malolactix, Le Sot de l'Ange
Organic

Malolactix, Le Sot de l'Ange - 2020

Item # 46677 750mL
$26.96/ Single Bottle
$323.52 $291.17/ Case of 12
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Certified Organic

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


Tasting Notes

With a name reminiscent of a certain Gaulish warrior, this is a joyous and bright light dry red. A blend of Pinot Noir, Gamay, Cabernet Franc, and Chardonnay, it is juicy and fruity, light in body and structure. This would be great straight from the fridge, paired with summer salad doused in garum.


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