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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
80% Syrah, 20% Grenache noir

Vinification
100% Schiste, High slopes.
50 to 55 days of maceration.
Wood ageing 16 to 18 months (30% new barrel).
Bottled without filtration.

Taste
Rich, dark spicy nose with savory black fruits. The palate is concentrated and dense with nice, spicy, earthy structure. This wine smells its terroir.

Alcohol
14.5%

 

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