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wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Faugères 2015 / Wine Spectator - 2018-10-15 About Faugères

91/100 A muscular but refined red, bursting with wild berry, herb and spice notes, underpinned by accents of cured meat and tea. Tangy acidity carries into the floral and fresh earth aromas on the finish.

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2014 - 2018-01-23 About Faugères

90/100 Fresh red plum, kirsch and boysenberry notes give a focused, tangy profile to this muscular, full-bodied red, with tea, floral and mineral aromas adding interest through the grippy, spice-infused finish.  

guide bettane & desseauve
Guide Bettane & Desseauve / Faugères 2014 - 2017-09-01 About Faugères

16/20 Un Faugères d’inspiration bourguignonne, Romanée.  

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (Jeb Dunnuck) / Faugères 2013 - 2017-04-28 About Faugères

93 / 100 Sporting a deep ruby/purple color, the roughly 300-case 2013 Faugeres has a sensational bouquet of cassis, crushed violets and liquid rocks. Medium to full-bodied, elegant and impeccably balanced, it has a seamless texture, no hard edges and a clean finish. Made from 50% Syrah, 20% Mourvèdre, 20% Grenache and 10% Carignan that […]

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (Jeb Dunnuck) / Faugères 2014 - 2017-04-28 About Faugères

93 / 100 Smoked earth, currants, cured meats and spices all emerge from the rich, full-bodied 2014 Faugeres. A blend of 60% Syrah, 25% Mourvèdre and 15% Carignan, aged mostly in demi-muids, it has a smoking mid-palate, a ripe, layered textured and a big finish. Like in 2013, it’s another hidden gem in this lineup. […]

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France / Faugères 2013 - 2016-09-01 About Faugères

14,5/20

guide bettane & desseauve
Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2016 / Faugères 2012 - 2015-08-26 About Faugères

15/20 Belle réussite avec un 2012 droit et frais à souhait.

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France 2016 / Faugères 2012 - 2015-08-26 About Faugères

15/20 Le Faugères 2012 retient l’attention par la complexité et la variété de ses parfums : ciste, tabac brun, cacao, eucalyptus…

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2012 - 2015-05-10 About Faugères

90/100 Concentrated and muscular, this red is packed with ripe black currant, blackberry tart and ganache flavors. Licorice and incense aromas add a rich touch. Chewy tannins grace the long spice and herb-infused finish.

rp la revue du vin de france
La Revue du Vin de France / Faugères 2011 - 2015-02-01 About Faugères

16/20 La plus belle cuvée de ce négoce spécialisé dans les terroirs méditerranéens. Un vin de haute maturité, sanguin, cacaoté, opulent mais précis dans son message de terroir.

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2011 - 2015-01-31 About Faugères

90/100 Effusively fruit-focused, with blueberry and red currant flavors matched to crisp acidity. Offers creamy notes mid-palate, with a finish that echoes with raspberry ganache and chocolate elements. Drink now through 2018.

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Le Guide des meilleurs vins de France 2015 / Faugères 2011 - 2014-08-26 About Faugères

16/20 Le Faugères, libre et extraverti, possède une magnifique personnalité, dans un style opulent mais très abouti.

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Jeb Dunnuck) / Faugères 2011 - 2014-04-30 About Faugères

91/100 Offering fabulous richness, the 2011 Faugeres is ripe and up-front, with loads of red plum, ink, licorice, ground pepper and earthy/mineral qualities to go with a medium to full-bodied, voluptuous profile on the palate. A big, layered effort, it firms up nicely on the finish, and should drink nicely through 2023 or more. This […]

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Le Guide des meilleurs vins de France 2014 / Faugères 2010 - 2013-08-15 About Faugères

17/20 Etoffé, savoureux et intense, le Faugères 2010 est au sommet de la gamme.

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TASTED / Faugères 2010 - 2013-05-01 About Faugères

88 AL – Youthful and dark purple colour, the nose is young and intense with ripe sweet berries, plum and chocolate. Rather muscular palate, fine spices, herbs and ripe dark fruit, some oak in the background, modern style, rich and long finish. 88 MdM – Dark purple red with violet hue and black center. Elegant […]

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2009 - 2012-10-31 About Faugères

90/100 A medium- to full- bodied red, with refined red berry and cherry flavors that are matched by plenty of spicy notes. The juicy finish show tar and mineral, with hints of chocolate mint that linger with good intensity. Drink now through 2017. 100 cases imported. US$40. -K.M.

guide bettane & desseauve
Guide Bettane & Desseauve / Faugères 2009 - 2012-09-30 About Faugères

14,5/20 Encore une belle réussite dans le millésime. Faugères puissant et séveux, avec une finale de feuille de havane. On peut commencer à le boire dès maintenant. 2012 à 2015.

rp jancis robinson
Jancis Robinson / Faugères 2008 - 2012-09-19 About Faugères

16/20 Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan. Deep crimson, rich colour. Wild and gamey nose, just softened by almost-not-there cherry aromas. Pretty snug fruit hunkering down on the core, with good mouthwatering acidity balanced out by the ripeness, but the tannins are aggressive and somewhat abrasive. Notes of graphite. A burn on the finish. The taste of singed […]

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF 2013 / Faugères 2009 - 2012-08-31 About Faugères

17/20 Gourmand, réglissé et très complet, le faugères s’installe durablement au sommet de la gamme. 25€

rp wine enthusiast
Wine Enthusiast / Faugères 2007 - 2011-12-31 About Faugères

91/100 Although this is not the newest release from Hecht & Bannier, it is drinking nicely now, with mature notes of kirsch and black currante backed by accents of sweet spice, crushed violets and soft leather. Though aged, the mouth is still full and big with gripping tannins and a firm structure. The finish is […]

rp wine enthusiast
Wine Enthusiast / Faugères 2008 - 2011-12-31 About Faugères

91/100 H&B’s 2008 Faugeres is rich and complex, with herbal garrigue aromas of lavender and laurel framed against the solid ripe dark berry and cherry fruit core. The mouth is brisk and lively, with vibrant acidity lifting the dark fruit flavors and carrying through to the chocolate-and espresso-flecked close. Good now, but hold for another […]

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2008 - 2011-11-15 About Faugères

91/100 A luscious, focused red, with plenty of licorice snap to the muscular flavors of dark berry, plum pudding and dark cherry. The long finish is filled with chocolate and spice accents. Syrah, Mourvèdre and Carignan. Drink now through 2018. 300 cases made – US$ 32 — K.M.

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Faugères 2008 - 2011-06-30 About Faugères

92/100 Having lost part of their usual supplies of Mourvedre and Syrah to hail, Hecht and Bannier sourced some Grenache from the western edge of the appellation for their 2008 Faugeres. A vivid evocation of crushed stone as well as of high-toned intimations of herbal and dark berry and plum distillates runs all the way […]

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Faugères 2009 - 2011-06-30 About Faugères

(93-94)/100 Around 60% Syrah, 30% Mourvedre, and the rest Carignan and Cinsault, Hecht and Bannier’s 2009 Faugeres – tasted as a pre-assemblage – is dominated by very ripe yet fresh blackberry, purple plum, and dark cherry. Seamlessly sweet and finely polished – almost creamy – I concur with Hecht when he claims that “even though […]

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Faugères 2010 - 2011-06-30 About Faugères

(93-94+)/100 Despite the overall shortage of wine in this vintage and their resolute attachment to Mourvedre as a core component, Hecht and Bannier manages to add at least one source and come up with around the same 300 cases of 2010 Faugeres as has characterized their previous vintages. Ripe blackberry and dark chocolate are suffused […]

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France / Faugères 2007 - 2010-09-01 About Faugères

16/20 – 25€

rp jancis robinson
Jancis Robinson / Faugères 2007 - 2010-06-05 About Faugères

16/20 Blackish purple. Very intense and almost so ripe that there is not much bouquet discernible yet. Superripe Syrah with Mourvedre ‘and a few drops of Carignan as magic powder’. Just a bit too ripe and dry-farmed for me overall – so far anyway. Quite painful to taste, without the lusciousness of the Minervois or […]

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France / Faugères 2006 - 2009-09-01 About Faugères

16.5/20 – 25€

guide bettane & desseauve
Guide Bettane & Desseauve / Faugères 2006 - 2009-09-01 About Faugères

14/20 Belle matière un rien en retrait du saint-chinian cette année. La sensation de minéralité est intense – 25€

rp wine enthusiast
Wine Enthusiast / Faugères 2006 - 2009-08-01 About Faugères

92/100 A solid core of black plum and berry character are elevated by nuances of menthol, cured meat and dried purple flowers. The texture is like crushed velvet; ripe, dusty tannins and flavors of coffee, cocoa and tobacco linger on the finish. US$35 – LB

rp jancis robinson
Jancis Robinson / Faugères 2006 - 2009-07-10 About Faugères

16,5/20 Syrah and Mourvedre. Dark, gamey and spicy with quite firm, dry tannins. Wait a while for this. A little hole in the middle for now. 14% – Drink 2011-15

rp la revue du vin de france
La Revue du Vin de France / Faugères 2006 - 2009-07-01 About Faugères

16,5/20 Parmi la gamme de cet excellent négoce, le meilleur vin nous paraît être le Faugères, velouté et profond, à l’élégance soulignée par un élevage en filigrane. Inspiré, distingué, le 2006 séduit par ses douces notes d’agrumes et ses petits amers nobles en finale. 25€

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Faugères 2005 - 2009-06-30 About Faugères

91/100 Hecht & Bannier’s 2005 Faugeres is a great tribute not just to its outstanding terroir, but to the skill with which the down-sides of this vintage have been overcome to present a wine of palpable density but remarkably refined tannins and fresh fruit. That said, this is more than anything else about mineral and […]

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Faugères 2007 - 2009-06-30 About Faugères

(93-94)/100 From Syrah and Mourvedre grown on pure schist, Hecht and Bannier’s 2007 Faugeres – like its predecessors – will spend close to two years in demi-muid. “Every year,” remarks Bannier, “we have this question about how far we can go into Mourvedre,” and thus far the answer appears to have been “ever deeper.” The […]

rp wine advocate
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (David Schildknecht) / Faugères 2006 - 2009-06-30 About Faugères

91/100 A hint of coconut and lanolin (from a new demi-muid incorporated into the blend) mingles with smoke-tinged black cherry in the nose of Hecht & Bannier’s 2006 Faugeres. With an impressive sense of grip and sheer density, yet of fine-grained tannins, too, this offers an invigorating combination of fruit skin and rhubarb-like (vintage typical) […]

rp la revue du vin de france
La Revue du Vin de France / Faugères 2005 - 2009-04-01 About Faugères

16/20 – coup de coeur du comité de dégustation Ce vin semble posséder un exceptionnel potentiel de garde. A la fois ciselé et vif, il est déjà profondément marqué par le caractère très minéral des Syrah sur schistes. Il s’affirme par sa tension et son énergie. Avec un nez de fruits noirs et d’épices douces, […]

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France / Faugères 2005 - 2008-09-01 About Faugères

17/20 – 25€

rp guide hubert des vins
Guide Hubert des Vins / Faugères 2005 - 2008-03-01 About Faugères

****(*) Un nez sur les fruits mûrs framboisés, avec des notes réglissées, poivrées. La bouche a un fruité intense, une matière bien lissée, des tanins harmonieux. Une bouteille déjà charmeuse.

Veiculo Revista Wine Style / Faugères 2003 - 2007-11-01 About Faugères

87/100 A Hecht & Bannier elabora esse corte de Syrah e Mourvèdre de cor violácea, com aromas de boa intensidade de frutas maduras, nuances florais e tostados. Boa estrutura, encorpado e intenso, com notas de caramelo, boa persistência e 14% de álcool. Vinci Importadora – US$ 69,90

enrico bernardo – mes vins de méditerranée
Enrico Bernardo - Mes vins de Méditerranée / Faugères 2003 - 2007-11-01 About Faugères

A la vue, le vin est limpide avec une robe rouge rubis aux nuances pourpres. Le bouquet est ouvert, fruité épicé, enrichi par des notes de cacao, vanille et cerise. La structure est tannique, riche, avec une belle puissance. La fin de bouche est chaleureuse. Vieillissement: 2-3 ans. Décantation: oui. Température de service: 16°. Accord […]

rp jancis robinson
Jancis Robinson / Faugères 2005 - 2007-09-21 About Faugères

16/20 Very rich and reassuring – broad and almost ready, although there is no shortage of well handled tannin. 13,5% – Drink 2007-2010.

guide bettane & desseauve
Guide Bettane & Desseauve / Faugères 2003 - 2007-09-01 About Faugères

14/20 Le vin est légèrement animal avec des tanins un peu revêches. 2007 à 2010 – 23€

rp tast bettane desseauve
TAST - Bettane & Desseauve / Faugères 2003 - 2007-08-06 About Faugères

14/20 Le vin est légèrement animal avec des tanins un peu revêches.

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France / Faugères 2003 - 2006-09-01 About Faugères

16.5/20 – 23 €

rp guide hachette
Guide Hachette / Faugères 2003 - 2006-09-01 About Faugères

Hecht & Bannier, négociant-éleveur, a choisi de présenter ce Faugères 2003, élevé vingt mois en fût, grillé, toasté, boisé au nez comme en bouche ; il faudra s’armer de patience (quatre ou cinq ans) avant de déguster ce vin charpenté mais encore trop marqué par son élevage. 15 à 23€

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2003 - 2006-08-31 About Faugères

89/100 Ripe, rich and full-bodied, with a fat vein of blackberry, plum, smoke and spice flavors, with touches of cream as well. Balanced and firm, with an intense, tannic finish of bittersweet chocolate. Drink now through 2009. 800 cases made – US$ 29 — K.M.

rp wine enthusiast
Wine Enthusiast / Faugères 2002 - 2006-03-01 About Faugères

89/100 One of the more exciting appellations in Languedoc, Faugères produces wines of considerable depth and flavor. This wine is no exception, displaying solid tannins coupled with juicy red fruits. It’s an elegant wine with ripe fruit tempered by a cool, restrained element. — R.V.

rp jancis robinson
Jancis Robinson / Faugères 2002 - 2006-01-03 About Faugères

17.5/20 Lighter colour than most. Rich and slighty treacly – very appealing on the nose. Round and very fruity. Extremely soft with dry edges. Lovely for current drinking with a very mineral edge. Lots of character. 13.5%

rp jancis robinson
Jancis Robinson / Faugères 2003 - 2006-01-03 About Faugères

16.5/20 Very heady, super-ripe nose – purple fruits oozing fruit – almost Napa Valley! Good, sleek palate entry – very smooth – and then extremely dry tannins on the finish. Good start but it will take time to smooth out those dry tannins… 14%

rp guide hachette
Guide Hachette / Faugères 2002 - 2005-09-01 About Faugères

** Déjà “étoilé” en 2004, H & B, installé à Bouzigues en 2002 en tant que négociant-éleveur, sait sélectionner les bonnes cuvées de Faugères. Ce 2002 d’une couleur pourpre, au nez puissant d’épices et de clou de girofle, présente en bouche toutes les qualités requises pour satisfaire les plus exigeants : rondeur, puissance, structure, rétro-olfaction […]

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France / Faugères 2002 - 2005-09-01 About Faugères

8/10 – 23 €

gault & millau
Guide des vins Gault & Millau / Faugères 2002 - 2005-09-01 About Faugères

86/100 – 23 €

gault & millau
Guide des vins Gault & Millau / Faugères 2001 - 2005-09-01 About Faugères

88/100 – 23 €

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2002 - 2005-07-31 About Faugères

87/100 Medium-bodied, with cherry, smoke and spice flavors and a peppery finish. A good quaffer that should go well with a grilled steak. Drink now. 500 cases made – US$ 35 —K.M.

gault & millau
Guide des vins Gault & Millau / Faugères 2001 - 2004-09-01 About Faugères

88/100 – 23 €

rp guide rvf des meilleurs vins de france
Guide RVF des meilleurs vins de France / Faugères 2001 - 2004-09-01 About Faugères

8/10 – 23 €

rp la revue du vin de france
La Revue du Vin de France / Faugères 2001 - 2004-05-01 About Faugères

****(*) – 19.90 € Le nez affiche un équilibre tendu entre le bois et le fruit. Quant à la bouche, légèrement mentholée, fraîche et grasse, elle s’achève sur une très belle longueur. Un Faugères de classe. Encore un autre bon point pour le duo Hecht/Bannier.

wine spectator / languedoc blanc 2014
Wine Spectator / Faugères 2001 - 2003-12-15 About Faugères

89/100 Concentrated, with a sinewy texture and strong flavors of blood, iron and smoke, which intensify on the finish. Plenty of character and grip. Drink now through 2006. 500 cases made. US$ 30 — K.M.

rp guide hachette
Guide Hachette / Faugères 2001 - 2003-09-01 About Faugères

** – 15 à 23€ 2001 est le premier millésime de ce négociant-éleveur H & B qui sélectionne, élève et commercialise des vins AOC du Languedoc-Roussillon. Ce Faugères est très prometteur : il attaque avec un charme fou. Sa concentration et son bouquet (fruits noirs, notes de grillé et de garrigue) annoncent une jolie garde.