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A family-owned Domaine spanning five generations, Alquier is one of the best-known names in the Languedoc appellation of Faugères. Jean-Michel, son of Gilbert, whose name the Domaine is still known by, is the winemaker. The wines are very impressive, and must rank at or near the top of the appellation on this showing.

Production Area
Country: France
Region: Languedoc
Appellation: Faugères

Grape Varieties
70% Grenache noir, 25% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre

Vinification
100% Schiste, South-East slopes.
Harvest half destemmed, 50 to 55 days of maceration.
Wood ageing 16 to 18 months (no new barrel).
Bottled without filtration.

Taste
Quite fresh and fruity but with a nice earthy structure. A lovely wine with a savory, spicy finish.

Alcohol
14.5%

 

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