Duck Down

2011 French Red Wine

While simple birds choose to fly by, the cultured know that the best way to truly take in the marvel of Mont Blanc is by cable car. Suspended high above the powdery white of Chamonix, the aerial tram lifts Fat Louis and his entourage to majestic heights.

Experience your own breathtaking delight with fantastic French wine from Fat Louis. Exhilarating from the top to the bottom, a bottle of Duck Down is a double black diamond in the rough.

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 Varietals

65% Grenache, 35% Syrah

Gastronomic Companion

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

Special Prizes

Bronze medal- Concours des Grands Vins Macon 2008

Vinification

10-day maceration for the Grenache and 20-day for the Syrah

Alcohol Content

13.5%

Soil

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

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