XV du President
XV du President is the original ‘King of the Big Reds’: inky black, full of succulent dark fruit and super smooth. Richly textured, with layers of bramble fruit kept smooth by warming alcohol and soft, ripe tannins, this full bodied red wine is best enjoyed with roast lamb, peppered steak or wild boar sausages
Case content: 6 x 75cl
Serving Recommendation: 14 degrees – Cellar Temperature
Country of origin: France
Alcohol Content: 15% Vol
Brand: Laithwaites Wine
Type: Red Wine
Dominant Varietal: Grenache
Varietal Composition: Grenache
Awards: Silver Medal at the 2013 UK International Wine & Spirit Competition
Manufacturer/Producer: Le Chai au Quai
The South of France is producing some of the country’s “most interesting terroir driven wine” (The Independent). Le XV, best known by its fits from the painstaking care of Mark Hoddy, whose draconian selection process sees him pick out every vine (some over 100 years old) and oversee every stage of the winemaking.
This fastidious method takes time, but you can taste the frudeserved nickname ‘King of the Big Reds’, owes its intensity to old vine Grenache, sourced from some of France’s oldest vineyards.
It also beneits in every delicious, lip staining glass!Richly textured, with layers of bramble fruit kept smooth by warming alcohol and soft, ripe tannins, this is a red to enjoy with roast lamb, peppered steak or wild boar sausages.