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Chateau de la Liquiere, Faugeres Rouge, 2019

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Chateau de la Liquiere, Faugeres Rouge, 2019

The estate’s principal wine, an unoaked, life-enhancing blend of Grenache and Syrah with a little Carignan and Mourvèdre. Youthful, vibrant purple. A lively and concentrated blast of fresh blackberry, blackcurrant and black cherry... Read More

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Chateau de la Liquiere, Faugeres Rouge, 2019

ColourRed

RegionFaugeres

GrowerChateau de la Liquiere

Grape VarietyGrenache, Syrah & Mourvedre

Vintage2019

ABV14.5%

Bottle75cl

MethodOrganic

CodeLIQ119

Style

Medium bodied

Light > Full

Grenache / Garnacha

Grenache / Garnacha 

Grenache grows well in hot, dry regions, though it can develop very high (15 degrees+) alcohol.

As such it is grown principally in Southern France and Spain (as Garnacha). It is usually blended with other varieties in the Southern Rhône and Languedoc (Syrah, Mourvedre, Carignan, Cinsaut and others).

Its flavour usually encompasses the...

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Chateau de la Liquiere, Faugeres Rouge, 2019

The estate’s principal wine, an unoaked, life-enhancing blend of Grenache and Syrah with a little Carignan and Mourvèdre. Youthful, vibrant purple. A lively and concentrated blast of fresh blackberry, blackcurrant and black cherry fruit. Transparent and expressive – a classic example. Now-2024

“Smells like hot plum jam on a leather saddle, like a blueberry pie that’s been pulled out of the oven just in the nick of time.I wondered if this was going to turn out a bit too funky when I first smelt it, but the fruit is philharmonic. Burly, but Rubenesque. Ram-packed with bramble berries and blackberries and hedgerow leaves and stems and rock dust. Despite all the fruit, there is a neat, long bitter spine that tastes as if it’s been spliced from quinine, black-olive pomace, grapefruit pith and wormwood, so the wine, as a whole, is not a fruit bomb but something far more interesting. This is a wine with the identity of Faugères tattooed onto its soul. The wine defines Faugères; Faugères defines the wine. GV. 16.5/20” Tamlyn Currin, jancisrobinson.com, 20th May 2021

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