REUS, CATALONIA, SPAIN
FOT-Li . . . Meaning: Go for it !
Region/ Sub-Region: Spain, Spain, Catalonia, Reus. .
Grapes: 90% White Garnacha, 10% Airen and Viura.
Vineyard: 10 acre single vineyard, Tamaguelos Vineyard. Practices organic and sustainable viticulture.
Soil: Granite based sand and Slate.
Vinification: Grapes are vinified in contact with the skins.
Wine is macerated with aromatic herbs: orange peels, anise, cardamom, nutmeg, laurel, oregano, fennel, sage and vanilla.
Aging: Wine is aged a minimum of 1 month in 15 years old oak barrels. Barriques are 20% American oak and 80% French oak.
Nose: Herbal notes from the infusion: Rosemary, sage and vanilla.
Taste: Sweet, warm and balanced bouquet with thyme and some hazelnut and vanilla.
Color: Dark brown with amber highlights.
Gastronomy: Anything slightly salty or savory. Traditional
tapas from this region, olives and salty nuts. Small pours with 2 ice cubes garnished with and orange peel or mix it and make: Negroni, Manhattan, Americano or your own cocktail !
Production: 2,000 cases per year.
-Dr. Owen Bargreen, Oct '21 gave 93 points to Fot-Li, Vermouth. “This outstanding and complex Vermouth delivers rich caramel and orange rind flavors alongside shades of banana and toffee cake. Delicious now, and beautifully textured with bright mouth-watering acidity, enjoy over the next decade.”