Clos Fantine Faugeres Tradition 2017
REGION Langeudoc, France
GRAPE Mourvedre , Carignan, Syrah, and Grenache.
Smokey - Herbaceous - Earthy
This is intense with a nose of roasted fruits and meaty aromas and familiar garrigue notes of bay, rosemary and thyme and a bonfire smokiness lurks in each sniff.
Made from 40% Mourvèdre with the rest made up from Carignan, Syrah, and Grenache. The Carignan is from 50-80 years old, whilst the Mourvèdre and Syrah are from 30-year-old vines. Terroir is crumbly schist, harvests are manual. Wild yeast fermentation takes place in cement and maceration last for thirty days with no temperature control. There is no oak, no filtration, no fining and no sulphur.
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