Appellation: Vin de France, Entre-Deux-Mers (Bordeaux region)


Farming: Sustainable viticulture (certified)


Grapes: Cabernet Franc (60%), Merlot (30%), Syrah (10%)


Aromatics: Vibrant bright strawberries, red berries red plums on the nose and beautiful subtle notes of fresh ferment.


Palate: A medium bodied crunchy red, with notes of strawberries, red berries. Gamay-esque vibe in style. Highly smashable!


About the wine: 5000 to 6000 vines per hectare, higher density than most vineyards in Entre-Deux-Mers. Cold, pre-fermentation maceration. Temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Short, traditional ageing in cement tanks.


When to drink: Drink now or in the next 3 years after vintage.


Service: Chilled or 14 degrees C.


Food match: Perfect match for stuffed tomatoes and roast chicken or Italian dishes like spaghetti Bolognese and lasagne.


The Wine Front, Mike Bennie: Vintage 2018, 91/100

2020 Marie & Sylvie Courselle, Vin de France 'Le Petit Courselle' Cabernet Franc