Domaine Jean-Michel Alquier

The Jean-Michel Alquier Estate is one of the finest vineyards of Faugères.
Jean-Michel Alquier has taken on the reins of the family estate and therefore represents the 5th generation of winegrowers.
Facing the future, the winegrower wishes to be an exception in the sad description often made of Faugères, of its wines faulting with too much extraction and concentration. A dozen hectares of vineyards…
planted on schists and clay, at 300 meters of altitude. This amazing setting already hints at the potential, when thinking of how much this region suffers from summer droughts.
The family decides to switch the plantations with more resistant massal selections.
Today, the Estate stands alone as a true vine museum, presenting century-year old syrah, and other old grenaches, carignans,…
mourvèdres...
The vines give birth to singular wines, capable of conveying true emotions.
The cuvée Maison Jaune pays homage to grenache; it presents a supple and sirupy wine.
Les Bastides d'Alquier are made with 100% syrah: this bottle is full of spices, that will seduce the more serious amateurs of northern…
Rhône.

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