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A family-owned Domaine spanning five generations, Alquier is one of the bestknown
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
50% Syrah, 30 % Grenache noir, 20% Mourvèdre

Vinification
100% schist, low slopes.
Harvest destemmed, 40 days of maceration.
Wood ageing 14 to 16 months (10% new barrel).

Taste
Warm and balanced wine expressing toasty and smoky notes. Beautiful
harmony of licorice and coffee mouth.

Alcohol
14%

 

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