The wines are typically medium weight and fresh. Fragrant herbs and lavender. Blackberries, blackcurrents, spices, earthy and fine minerals. Balanced, fresh acidity and gentle, grippy tannins.
A stunning small producer situated 300 metres above sea level, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, in the Languedoc region of Southern France. The 19ha of vines are planted on slate schist covered slopes surrounded by the fragrance of thyme and earthy scrub. The estate is named Météore, after the meteorite that crashed into the land during pre-historic times, leaving a vast crater which is now planted with vines
|Grape Variety||Grenache, Mourvedre, Shiraz, Carignan|
|Food Pairing||BBQ Duck Breast or Lamb cutlets with a herb marinade|
|Service||Can be served on the cooler side in Summer|
|Producer||Domaine Du Météore|
|Ageing Potential||7-8 years|
“If one appellation deserves singling out this year, though, it is the fine schist terroir of Faugeres”.
Andrew Jefford, Decanter Magazine, October 2007 World Wine Awards