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Faugères Domaine Jean-Michel Alquier Les Bastides d'Alquier 2017

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • 14% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

This cuvée of old vines (65 years) is brilliantly delicate, with elegant tannins. This wine will easily age for 15 years. More info

This cuvée made from very old 65 year-old vines enthralls through the finesse of its aromas, in which spiced and coffee notes mingle with a smoky element. The tannins here are fine and the finish decadent. This wine has good potential to improve with age. Produced with a majority of Syrah completed by Grenache, the vinification is long and the élevage lasts 18 months in partially new barrels.

Faugères Domaine Jean-Michel Alquier Les Bastides d'Alquier serve at a temperature of 17°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Bavette grillée, Canard braisé aux petits pois, Bleu d Auvergne.

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Faugères Domaine Jean-Michel Alquier Les Bastides d'Alquier

Cuvée presentation

This cuvée made from very old 65 year-old vines enthralls through the finesse of its aromas, in which spiced and coffee notes mingle with a smoky element. The tannins here are fine and the finish decadent. This wine has good potential to improve with age. Produced with a majority of Syrah completed by Grenache, the vinification is long and the élevage lasts 18 months in partially new barrels.

Information about domain Bardi d'Alquier

Jean Michel Alquier oversees this estate nested in the heart of the Faugères appellation. Jean-Michel Alquier has continued the family tradition passed down to him from his father and grandfather, producing wines which combine finesse, complexity, and expression of terroir. The vineyard encompasses 12 hectares, 11 of which are devoted to producing red wines, where the schistic soil of the hillside slopes are mainly given over to Syrah and Grenache Noir.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Trade
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: yes
  • Alcohol percentage: 14 %
  • Country/Region: Languedoc
  • Appellation/Wine: Faugères
  • Vintage: 2017
  • Color: Red
  • Service temperature: 17°
  • Viticulture: Environment friendly 
  • Size (in ha): 12
  • Intensity: Full-bodied
  • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 80% Syrah, 20% Grenache
Faugères Domaine Jean-Michel Alquier Les Bastides d'Alquier
Faugères Domaine Jean-Michel Alquier Les Bastides d'Alquier

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