Fat Bastard Wine: An Up Close Look at this French Wine
If you’ve ever heard of Fat Bastard wine, you probably (as many others have) wondered what in the world it was all about. It’s certainly a strange name for a wine and the name alone exudes a sauciness of personality that is not typical, to say the very least, in the world of wine. Personality is really the perfect word to descibe what Fat Bastard wine is all about.
France is the home of Fat Bastard wine. Far Bastard has been around for only a few years, but uses vines from the Languedoc region of Southern France that date back to a lot longer than that. Winemaker Thierry Boudinand hase fully embraced the tradition of wine from not only France, but all over the entire world – including such off-the-beaten-path wine regions such as Chile and South Africa. Thierry has used these traditions to make wonderful, affordable wines that are popular all over the world. They have a great Chardonnay, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Rose, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Fat Bastard wine is one of those wines that is very easy to find and is great for an introductory wine. For many would-be wine lovers, the prices that usually accompany most wines serve as a great dissuader to their wallets. If you don’t want to shell out a lot of money but want to sample a great wine, Fat Bastard is the place you want to be. Their wines are priced anywhere from under $10 to $25, but lack the “rubbing alcohol” aroma that reminds you of the doctor’s office found in most cheaper wines. It makes for a great table wine to have on hand for all occasions. Many wine lovers , for instance, will reserve their more expensive wines for special occasions or exquisite meals, but will have a more affordable wine on-hand for everyday drinking. Fat Bastard wines is the perfect type of wine for this sort of thing, as they have a wide variety of reds and whites that cover the spectrum and pretty much pair well with most dishes in one way or another.
Fat Bastard wine is a great, affordable wine from France. It sounds impossible, but it is the truth. It’s a great wine to have on hand for parties, and may even make fans out of “snooty” wine fans that may look down their nose at any wine that costs less than $50. A bottle of Fat Bastard wine can cost anywhere between $8-$25, depending on where you get it and what vintage it is.
Regardless, it’s much cheaper than going out and spending hundreds of dollars on expensive wine for a large party. Fat Bastard wine is also a great wine for breaking your friends in that are afraid of more sturdy red wines, as Fat Bastard’s wines tend to be sweet and gentle on the palate, letting everyone get in on the wine hobby. If you are hosting a large party any time soon and want some wine to accompany the festivities, give Fat Bastard wine a try! Look around at all the different types of wine that they make and make a selection – you could even try one of each and have all of them open at a party so that the new wine drinkers at your party can try each one and decide which one they prefer!