A sweet bouquet of creme de cassis combines with licorice and peppery notes. Earthy hints are present as well. This wine displays moderate tannins on the palate with sweet, pure flavors.
The name is an acronym for the aging process. FA stands for French Allier, 1 indicates barriques of 1st use, and 12 refers to the 12 months the wine remained in these aging containers. This is a very limited-production wine.
|An excellent accompaniment to red meats prepared with hearty sauces, such as roast beef with port sauce. Also try with stews.