Mainly French from Federal Geo

11-Apr-2012
As international importers and distributors of wines for all segments of the market, from FMCG to fine wines, Federal Geo access and sells a very diverse range of wines. Here are reviews of a selection of the portfolio and wines being considered, illustrating the variety, these wines mainly French in origin. A brief introduction to some of the brands in this review follows. www.federalgeo.co.nz
Grandin: a Loire-based sparkling wine specialist established in 1886 employing the methode traditionnelle process. Owned by Boisset Family Estates.
Red Tussock: A proprietary label produced by Winetraders in Hawke's Bay
Bonpas: The Rhone label for Louis Bernard, a Gigondas-based producer owned by Boisset, named after the winery at Chartreuse de Bonpas, a 12th century convent outside of Avignon

FEATURED WINES IN THIS REVIEW

  • Grandin Methode Traditionnelle Brut Rosé NV
  • Grandin Methode Traditionnelle Demi-Sec NV
  • Red Tussock Marlborough Pinot Gris 2011
  • Ch. de Lamarque Haut-Medoc 2009
  • Ch. Lestage Simon Haut-Medoc 2009

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