CLOS FANTINE, FAUGERES TRADITION, 6 Bottle Case 75cl
Faugeres Clos Fantine, gamey, herbaceous, smokey, structured Natural French Red. Faugères Tradition offers a smell of roasted fruits with gamey aromas and familiar garrigue notes of bay, sweet rosemary and roasted 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.