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FROM RUGGED, ANCIENT HILLS… UNIQUELY MODERN AND ELEGANT WINE

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Here in Roussillon in the foothills of the Pyrenees, the terrain is not for the faint-hearted.

At Res Fortes we select the grape varietals that thrive in this challenging environment to produce batches of award-winning wine.

Res Fortes brings to life the vision of one man who has always relished scaling high places, because that is where the greatest rewards are to be found.

Join us on our ascent!

 
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Inspired by…

…childhood summers with his wine-loving grandfather in the South of France, Moritz Bak’s fascination with the world of wine began. Devoting himself to the study of wine and winemaking, he made pilgrimages to some of the world’s greatest vineyards, and when he was ready returned to the south of France armed with both knowledge and a vision. Having carefully selected and nurtured his vines, he produced his first vintage in 2014. Acclaim and awards soon followed.

 

Award winning wine…

Our methods borne of years of passionate winemaking study has brought Moritz Bak’s innovative vision to fruition with amazing speed, as recognised by experts worldwide.

Our awards so far include:

Silver Medal at The Drinks Business - The Global Rosé Masters 2019 for our 2018 vintage rosé

Gold Medal at the San Francisco International Wine Challenge 2017 for our 2016 vintage rosé;

Bronze Medal at the San Francisco International Wine Challenge 2017 for our 2015 vintage red;

Bronze Medal at the San Francisco International Wine Challenge 2017 for our 2015 vintage white;

Decanter magazine’s 2017 top 30 rosé wines in the UK for our 2016 vintage rosé.

Join us as we strive for ever greater heights of excellence…

 
 

some of the res fortes vines are over 80 years old

 
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