Tag Archives | Faugeres

Cuvee l'Infidele. Domaine Mas Cal Demoura, Languedoc

Faugères 2010 Les Premières, JM Alquier & Mas Cal Demoura L’Infidèle 2010 | Britt’s Wine(s) of the month

These are two high quality wines from the Languedoc. Both are elegant, complex and very drinkable. Faugères 2010 Les Premières JM & Vé Alquier (14 euro) Quite light in style, full of aromas, well made with freshness, fine acidity and length. The talented wine maker Jean-Michel Alquier, well known for his cuvées La Maison Jaune […]

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Three Faugeres wines from Domaine Binet Jacquet

Domaine Binet Jacquet is a small organic and biodynamic wine producer in the Languedoc. It is in the sub-region called Faugeres that is inland, close to the Cevennes mountains. It is a remote an empty landscape and the soil is dominated by schist (slate). Magnus Reuterdahl, who writes for BKWine Magazine, recently had the opportunity […]

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Chateau des Estanilles – we meet the new owner

Château Estanilles is a well-known, no to say famous, property in Faugères in the Languedoc, not least thanks to the charismatic (previous) owner Michel Louison. Times are changing and the winery has changed hands. At Vinisud we met briefly with the new owner, the young Julien Seydoux, and talked about his plans. “We have many […]

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A schistous association

There are quite a few wine regions with schist soil and many produce excellent wines. Some examples: many parts of the Languedoc, some areas in Anjou, the Douro Valley, Priorat in Spain etc. At Vinisud recently an association for the promotion of schist soil wines was launched: “L’Association Les Terroirs de Schistes (du monde)”. At […]

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Chateau des Estanilles changes hands

Château des Estanille, in the Faugères appellation, is one of the leading wineries in Languedoc. It was created by and has been run by Michel Louison. Louison was one of the pioneers in making quality wines in the Languedoc. The buyer is Julien Seydoux, son of Michel Seydoux, a French business man and film producers […]

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