Arbeau 2018 Old Vine Negrette

  • Anne Arbeau, mom of two and a PhD in Fluid Mechanics, planned to work for Renault in Paris, but pivoted to the family wine business when her father passed away in 2004.
  • Arbeau family estate, started in 1878 by Anne Arbeau’s great-great-grandmother.
  • While her brother is involved in managing vineyards, the ladies are truly in charge here – Anne makes the wine, conferring with her mom and grandma on decisions.
  • Farming is AB certified organic, and fermentation and aging of this wine takes place in steel tank to reflect the variety in its purest form.
  • Fruit is harvested from 100-year-old vines and hails from a vineyard site of gravel soils.
  • This wine is classic old vine Negrette: aromas of blackberries, herbs and a subtle meatiness.
  • Fermented with native yeast.

Vintage: 2018 | Wine Type: Red Wine
Varietal: 100% Negrette
Origin: France | Appellation: Fronton
Elaboration: Unoaked
Winemaker: Anne Arbeau


“Aromatic, with the tiniest touch of sour-cherry/berry fizz at first sip, the wine opens up to reveal a meaty core surrounded by layers of strawberry and plums sprinkled with violets and black pepper. With soft tannins and a rich fruit core, it’s like Syrah meets Pineau d’Aunis meets Gamay. Love at first sip, especially at this price!” –


Production: 2000 cases | Alcohol: 13.5% | TA: 7.4 g/l | Residual Sugar: <.2g/l | pH: 3.7


2018 – 90 pts, Best Buy, Wine Enthusiast
2018 – 90 pts, Wine & Spirits

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