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Each wine displays the unique characteristics of the region it represents

Perfect for any "bon vivant" who loves the wines of France!

A bottle for every swish, fine dining occasion!

The Grand Tour de France

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$14.99p/Btl

The Grand Tour de France

Member rating / 7
A taste of France's most prominent red wine regions...
$14.99p/Btl

This 'Grand Tour de France' gives you a taste of France's most prominent red wine regions with bottles from Bordeaux to the Languedoc-Roussillon. Each wine in this exclusive Black Market collection is chosen to display the unique characteristics of the region it represents, making is simply perfect for any 'bon vivant' who loves the wines of France...

On purchasing this delightful collection you will certainly have a bottle for every swish, fine dining occasion!

The new release of Black Market's most popular mixed collection's includes:

1 x Cave De Roquebrun Terres D'Orb Rouge 2016 (Languedoc)

AWARDED GOLD MEDAL: Concours General Agricole Paris 2017

AWARDED GOLD MEDAL: Great Wines of Languedoc 2017

AWARDED COMMENDED: Decanter World Wines Awards 2017

If you like the fruity, spicy reds of the Languedoc, the Terres d'Orb delivers in spades. A blend Cabernet Sauvignon (35%), Merlot (35%), Carignan (20%) and Grenache (20%) that unleashes a Bacchanalian orgy of flavour thanks to a fruit forward style of winemaking. They are crafted by Alain Rogier, 2015 the IWC Winemaker of the Year, at the Cave de Roquebrun, which ranks among the finest wineries in Southern France.

With oodles of drinkability, this lovely southern French red with its delicate, elegant nose and its soft harmonious, well-balanced palate shant disappoint any 'bon vivant'.

Seal: Screw Cap (image different to product distributed) - Alc: 13 %

1 x Château Les Sablonnets ‘Cuvee Clelian’ Bordeaux 2016 (Bordeaux)

AWARDED GOLD MEDAL: Concours de Bordeaux

AWARDED GOLD MEDAL: Challenge International du Vin

AWARDED GOLD MEDAL: Concours Général Agricole Paris

COMMENDED: International Wine Challenge

AWARDED SILVER MEDAL: Concours International de Lyon

Critic James Suckling described Bordeaux's 2016 vintage as "exceptional", and with all its luscious, velvety fruit, this Gold winner is outstanding value.

Chateau Les Sablonnets Cuvée Clélian offers a bright ruby colour with a red tints in the glass, delivering a fruity bouquet with a touch of vanilla aroma. It is a smooth full-bodied and well balanced wine with a supple and delicate character. A medium full bodied red Bordeaux with a good balance between ripe plummy fruit and berry flavours, with plenty of concentration and tannins that are fine-grained, smooth and supple. This is great quaffing claret!

Seal: Cork - Alc: 13 %

1 x Les Deux Pins Merlot 2016 (Vin de France, South of France)

AWARDED 90/100 POINTS: Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Mar 2018

"Bright and fragrant, the inviting bouquet shows dark plum, strawberry tart, warm spice and floral characters, followed by a juicy palate that is beautifully rounded and supple. The wine offers attractive fruit intensity as well as elegant savoury notes, making it immediately appealing and very easy to enjoy. At its best: now to 2019" Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Mar 2018

Seal: Screw Cap - Alc: 13%

1 x Domaine Lafage Côté Sud 2014 (Languedoc)

AWARDED 91/100 POINTS: Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

AWARDED 90/100 POINTS: Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

AWARDED SILVER MEDAL: Concours General Agricole Paris 2016

"When it comes to quality-to-price ratios, no one does it better than proprietor Jean Marc Lafage" Robert Parker's - The Wine Advocate

"A gorgeous syrah and grenache blend, the lifted nose shows dark berry, raspberry, floral and smoked meat characters. It is generous and flavoursome on the palate, and delivers loads of tasty flavours, finishing long and succulent. The wine offers delectable fruit flavours with a warm spicy finish. At its best: now to 2017." Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

Alc: 14 % - Seal: Screw Cap

1 x Villa Blanche Syrah 2016 (Languedoc-Roussillon)

AWARDED 91/100 POINTS: Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

Youthful, ripe and fragrant, the bouquet shows blueberry, plum, vanilla, olive and spice aromas, followed by a juicy palate that is supple and silky. The wine offers lovely fruit purity and intensity, wonderfully complemented by plush texture and fine tannins. Very attractive and modern in style. At its best: now to 2021.

Founded in 1995, Calmel & Joseph is a maison de négoce specializing in Languedoc-Roussillon wines from private wineries from across the region. Convinced of the extraordinary potential of this region, oenologist, Laurent Calmel, and Jerome Joseph work together on the vinification, blending and ageing of wines with the common purpose of demonstrating the little known yet unique quality of these Mediterranean terroirs. The Villa Blanche range is a total find and produces some of the best value, great tasting European wines we deal with.

1 x Fortant Terroir Littoral Merlot 2017 (South of France)

AWARDED 91/100 POINTS: Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

Generously fruited, the wine shows lifted aromas of dark plum, blackcurrant, warm spice and nutmeg on the nose, leading to a succulent palate that is plump and smooth. It is flavoursome with ripe berry notes backed by elegant savoury nuances and fine, chalky tannins, finishing attractively dry and lingering. At its best: now to 2020.

"This wine is a vivid deep purplish red in colour and boasts an intense nose with notes of blackberry and peppermint. Round and delectable on the palate with lovely flavours of black fruit." - Winery Notes

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We have tried 3 of the bottles - each excellent. We will be purchasing more soon.

Stephanie - 11/09/2018

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The two bottles opened have been wonderful.

Colin - 07/09/2018


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