Languedoc
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3.9/5 by 9 customers
Issue d'un terroir à flanc de coteaux, cette cuvée de vieilles vignes donne un vin plus concentré. Le Grenache noir apporte un beau fruit rouge et de la fraîcheur. La Syrah quant à elle est plus épicée. Sa trame, plus dense, est soutenue par un élevage plus moderne... Que de "plus" à découvrir !

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Winery :
Domaine Jean-Michel Alquier
Name of the wine :
La Maison Jaune
Vintage :
2014
Appellation :
Faugères
Origin :
Languedoc
Colour :
Red wine
Grape Variety :
70% Grenache Noir, 25% Shiraz, 5% Mourvèdre
Terroirs :
Shales soils
Harvest :
Hand picked
Viticulture :
Natural with little intervention
Vinification :
20 days of vatting at 30°C maximum with punching of the cap
Alcohol content :
14 %
Aging :
12 months in barrels including 20% of new oak
Appearance :
Intense colour with purplish tints
Nose :
On red fruits, scrub, musk and leather notes
Palate :
Smooth and round attack, good freshness and beautiful long-lasting on fruits
Drink from :
2017
Drink before :
2021
Open :
1 hour before
Serve :
In a decanter at 16-18°C
Accords mets/vins : To be enjoyed with stew, red meat in sauce, hare and spices, cassoulet...
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Wine Advocate - Robert Parker

Wine Advocate - Robert Parker

Vineyard rated : Recommended (Winery recommended by the Wine Advocate - Robert Parker)

About the vineyard :  

Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France - RVF

Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France - RVF

Vineyard rated (guide 2019) : 1*Étoile (stars en devenir ou vignerons de qualité à la production de bon niveau, vous ne serez pas déçus en dégustant les vins de ces domaines)

About the vineyard : Ce domaine majeur est l’une des deux adresses incontournables de Faugères. Vignerons discrets et avisés, Jean-Michel Alquier et son épouse s’attachent depuis vingt ans à valoriser un vignoble dominé par de vieilles syrahs issues de sélections massales – parmi les premières plantées en Languedoc dans les années 1960 par le père, Gilbert – complétées de mourvèdre et de grenache. Ce dernier est dominant dans la cuvée La Maison Jaune, qui se déploie en finesse et suavité. La syrah reprend le dessus dans Les Bastides d’Alquier, grand vin à la plénitude harmonieuse, capable d’évoluer avec bonheur sur plus de quinze ans. Un hectare de marsanne et de roussanne donne naissance à un blanc élevé en cuve, qui allie complexité et gourmandise. Le travail singulier accompli ici à l’écart des modes a permis au domaine d’accéder au cercle restreint des deux-étoiles de la région.

Customers ratings

3.9/5
by 9 reviews
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Rating and review of M. MARC D. Published on 17/02/2019
Excellent
Rating and review of M. JACQUES R. Published on 14/10/2017
Superbe, l'évolution est magnifique dans les aromes et la profondeur
Rating and review of M. ELIE M. Published on 19/11/2016
La référence de l'appelation, des vins toujours frais, sans lourdeur. La Maison jaune a l'avantage d'être accessible assez rapidement. Ce qui ne veut pas dire qu'il ne peut pas vieillir.
Rating without reviews of M. REMI B. Published on 17/04/2018
Rating without reviews of M. ROMEO A. Published on 13/04/2018
Rating without reviews of M. EMMANUEL M. Published on 05/04/2017
Rating without reviews of M. PIERRE F. Published on 30/10/2016
Rating without reviews of M. JULIEN B. Published on 19/10/2016
Rating without reviews of M. FRANCOIS J. Published on 13/09/2016
The vineyards of Faugères were delimited in 1948 and received an official appellation for the reds and rosés in 1982 and for the whites in 2005. Located north of Béziers and Pézenas in the Languedoc region of southern France, Faugères begins on the plains and climbs the foothills of the Cévennes, reaching up to 300 meters (984 feet) above sea level. The production zone extends into ...
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