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                                 “ NEWS " FOCUS                                                                                     Fat bastard

                                                                                                                                             ollowing more than 20 years of existence and success in 22 countries, Fat Bastard
                                                                                                                                             wines  have  been  given  fresh  momentum  with  an  all-new  website.  The  "classic"  range,
                                                                                                                                             the limited editions and the all-new range "Les Frères Bastard", dedicated to the
                                                                                                                                    FAmerican market, are presented in keeping with the brand's offbeat personality.

                                                                                                                                                                                             P       New features include:

                                                                                                                                                                                                           A store locator dedicated
                                                                                                                                                                                                     to the USA to enable our
                                                                                                                                                                                                     American  customers  to  easily
                                                                                                                                                                                             find wines near where they are;

                             Domaine de Longue Toque - Gigondas ‘Les Plâtrières’                                                                                                             -      Virtual   wine     tastings   to
                                                                                                                                                                                             introduce the Fat Bastard Chardonnay to
                            omaine de Longue Toque spreads  of clayey sands from the Oligocene, covered in                                                                                   friends. After buying a bottle from their
                            out  over  four  of  the  five  terroirs  Triassic and limestone scree, which are rich in                                                                        nearest retailer, website users download
                            in  the Gigondas appellation.  We  trace elements.                                                                                                               a tasting kit, which includes the wine's
                Dhighlight  them through  specific                                                                                                                                           specifications, suggestions for food-
                places that each tell their own story.         The moderate altitude, orientation, particular                                                                                wine pairings, and guidelines to conduct
                                                               composition of the soil and wooded environment
                The place known  as ‘Les Plâtrières’ is located  come  together  to  bring out a powerful                                                                                    the tasting session. If the experiment is
                at an altitude of 200 metres, in the south-west  "southern" expression  of  the  appellation,  with                                                                          a success, it will be extended to other
                of  the  appellation. Its  name  is  derived  from  the surrounding fragrances of Provence (pines                                                                            wines in the range.
                deposits of gypsum (plaster of Paris, or 'pierre  and Mediterranean scrubland), and salinity.                      New website launch on February 2021                       - A new video presenting the Story of Fat
                à plâtre' in French). This rock from the Triassic                                                                                                                            Bastard.
                played a major role in  the formation of  the   Following a  long maceration period (25 days),
                Dentelles de Montmirail mountain chain at the   the wine is matured for 18 months in 600-litre
                beginning of the tertiary era.                 "demi-muid" barrels and 228-litre oak barrels.
                                                               The 2018 vintage was bottled on the 21st of April
                Our plots – an 8-hectare island – are formed  2020 (1600 bottles).                                                                                                           w w w . f a t b a s t a rd w i n e s. c o m
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