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Awarded 92 points

2017 Cuvée Alphonse Syrah Grenache

Luberon AOC, Southern Rhône
$45.00 / Bottle $135.00 / 3-pack $270.00 / 6-pack $486.00 / 12-pack
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Gorgeous character, intense aroma of blue currant and black cherry, notes of spices and cocoa with a long finish.

70% Syrah, 30% Grenache Noir

great drinking now until 2030+ | 14% alc

standard case 6-pack

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10% off 12+ bottles*
Euro transport temp controlled
Metro delivery 3-10 days*

Why we love this wine

  • Grapes & Terroir

    All of Fontenille’s wines are made using grapes grown on their estate owned vineyards, it’s Lauris vineyards of 35 stunning hectares are tended with the utmost care using certified organic and sustainable practices that ensure the highest quality grapes.
  • Winemaking

    Le Domaine de Fontenille's Cuvée Alphonse wines are something special, with our Makersvine exclusive allocation transported from Provence in temperature controlled shipping. Cuvée wines are blended from specially selected barrels or vats, with Fontenille's Alphonse single varietal fermentation in demi-muids (500 litre barrels, typically used in the Rhône Valley) for the Rosé, and 225 litre oak barrels and concrete vats for the Blanc and Rouge.
  • Tasting

    In the winery at Fontenille, we were given the rare experience of tasting the rosé and white wines in tank and older vintage red wines aged in barrel. The fine flavours we encountered even before the wines were ready for bottling made us determined to bring this perfect taste of Provence to Australia. Gorgeous character, intense aroma of blue currant and black cherry notes, notes of spices and cocoa with a long finish.
  • Makers Match

    Superb with relatively powerful dishes..roast lamb with thyme, roast duck, also perfect with desserts, black forest or fondant chocolate with red fruits.
  • Awards

    Awarded 92 points
    Decanter World v2015
  • organic

  • Minimal
    Sulphites

Domaine de Fontenille

Luberon AOC, Southern Rhône
Domaine de Fontenille
In the heart of Luberon, an exceptional organic vineyard.
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