Leon-Barral-Faugeres-Cuvee-Jadis-2011

Leon Barral, Faugeres ''Cuvee Jadis'', 2011

Grapes are biodynamically farmed, all grapes are harvested by hand and then sorted, depending on the variety, grapes are de-stemmed (in general, grapes from the youngest vines), however whole clusters are also used, no SO2 is added, wine is vinified in gravity-fed, cement cuves, wine is fermented with natural yeasts, maceration takes place for 3 to 4 weeks with regular, manual punch-downs in an old wooden vat, after maceration, grapes are lightly pressed with an old, wooden, vertical, basket press. Faugères is aged for 2 years in cement and stainless steel cuves, “Jadis” and “Valinières” are aged for 24 to 26 months in barrel (10% new oak), the vineyards for the Syrah “Jadis” are southern facing,and northern facing for “Valinières”, wines are never racked, filtered, or fined. 30 to 60 years vine age.

Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: C7103
Varietal: Blend
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Languedoc
Winery: Leon Barral
UPC: 0761503413352
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Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: C7103
Varietal: Blend
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Languedoc
Winery: Leon Barral
UPC: 0761503413352

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Grapes are biodynamically farmed, all grapes are harvested by hand and then sorted, depending on the variety, grapes are de-stemmed (in general, grapes from the youngest vines), however whole clusters are also used, no SO2 is added, wine is vinified in gravity-fed, cement cuves, wine is fermented with natural yeasts, maceration takes place for 3 to 4 weeks with regular, manual punch-downs in an old wooden vat, after maceration, grapes are lightly pressed with an old, wooden, vertical, basket press. Faugères is aged for 2 years in cement and stainless steel cuves, “Jadis” and “Valinières” are aged for 24 to 26 months in barrel (10% new oak), the vineyards for the Syrah “Jadis” are southern facing,and northern facing for “Valinières”, wines are never racked, filtered, or fined. 30 to 60 years vine age.