Adopt Anais

  • Age 116
  • Colour Red
  • Variety Carignan
  • Vineyard Le Colombier

The adoption pack includes a certificate of adoption, a fridge magnet photo of your vine, an ‘I’ve adopted an old vine’ t-shirt, and a metal tag keyring with your vine’s name on. A similar metal tag will be tied to your old vine and you will receive regular updates by post and email during the year of adoption.  The pack does not include wine but you will receive a 10% discount and free delivery code on receipt of your adoption.  For the UK delivery of the wine is estimated mid July but you can already secure 6 or 12 bottles below.

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More about Anais

I am Carignan and I have my roots in Le Colombier vineyard.

I have been bred to make structured, full bodied wines. I may
have been slightly exploited in my youth, being flogged, yes FLOGGED, to
produce grapes indiscriminately thrown into the ordinaire mix of grapes
swelling the Languedoc Roussillon wine lake and, (whisper it who dares),
finding its way to Bordeaux to beef up hugely expensive and overrated clarets.

But now, in my twilight years I have found a new role thanks to Katie; producing fewer grapes of greater depth and complexity to take her wines
even further down the road to true greatness. Having led a life of blameless
innocence I want nothing more than a deep and meaningful
relationship with people who understand.

Katie has designed a lovely label called Vineyard Collection to go on my wine.
It shows bunches of carignan grapes which I think probably come from my vine
(but my neighbour thinks the same).

And if you’re wondering what my wine tastes like, well, Katie’s superhero Tim Atkin MW
described it as

“A combination of exuberance, a sense of place, focus, minerality or stoniness,
And deep, dense, dark black fruits…”

A votre santé! xx