Press Review - 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.
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.
16/20 Un Faugères d’inspiration bourguignonne, Romanée.
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 […]
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. […]
15/20 Belle réussite avec un 2012 droit et frais à souhait.
15/20 Le Faugères 2012 retient l’attention par la complexité et la variété de ses parfums : ciste, tabac brun, cacao, eucalyptus…
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.