A fortified red wine from old grenache with bright fruit and whose sweetness has become perfectly integrated.
|Winery||Domaine Les Terres de Fagayra|
|Inventory||Very Low Stock (23)|
This wine is scented with peony, decadent lily, mint chocolate, and multiple black fruit preserves, all of which go on to inform a seductively silken, uncommonly vibrant palate to which subtle suggestions of creme caramel and hazelnut paste add allure. This is luscious and refined in length. The sweetness is pushed in the background.
Pan-fried foie gras, blue cheeses, chocolate.
Schist with limestone sediments.
Bush pruning (gobelet). Leaf Thinning and pruning. Hand harvest.
Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks. Addition of alcohol to the must during fermentation then macération for 15 days. Ageing for 7 months in stainless steel tanks.
The Gallets, owners and winemakers of Domaine le Roc des Anges, have acquired in 2007 a tiny new Domaine, Les Terres de Fagayra, giving Marjorie’s husband, Stephane, a chance to utilize the special talents for Maury that he honed as winemaker while at nearby Mas Amiel. This little known appellation yields wines of great structure and flavour. These are fortified wines made in a similar style to Port. Their three cuvees are stunning. More than good fortified wines they also display freshness, brightness and mineral smokiness. To say that Stephane is off to a flying and successful start would be an understatement.