Red wines from Faugères on LanguedocWineshop : 20 kms North of Béziers and Pezenas, Faugères is a Languedoc AOC since 1982 for red wines and 2005 for whites. The AOC Faugères is composed of 7 villages mainly on slate soils. Great Languedoc wines are made on this distinguished terroir. Domaine de l'Ancienne Mercerie and Domaine Ollier-Taillefer...
The top range wine of the domaine, the Cuvée Cistus is a complex, soft Faugères which develops scents of ripe, jammy fruit, chocolate and thyme. Intense and concentrated though beautifully fresh, it will go well with duck, marinated meat dishes, mature cheeses... Learn More
Produced from old vines planted on a schistous terroir, this wine is intense, developing aromas of red and black berry fruit with mineral freshness. The tannins are elegant and the palate is refined with a long finish. Taste with lamb, a fillet of beef, pigeon, guinea fowl... Learn More
A Faugères with dominant Mourvèdre, from the highest shale vineyards of the appellation. Fruit aromas (raspberry, blackcurrant), sweet spices and fine ‘garrigue’ fragrance of scrubland extend in a smooth and silky mouth. The whole is a prodigious balance. The elegance of this thoroughbred wine makes it suitable for refined combinations... Learn More
A very nice Faugères with the smoked aromas typical of shale: graphite, licquorice, clove, scrub, juniper, white pepper. An explosion of fruit in mouth characterizes the finesse of this sensual wine ... Bettane & Desseauve 15/20 - 2** Guide Hachette 2015 - Médaille de bronze Challenge millésime BIO 2015.
An interesting starting point to discover the wines of the Domaine Ollier-Taillefer. Fresh and fruity with the velvety smoothness typical of Faugères, taste this wine slightly cool during the summer with white meats. Learn More