Faugeres Tradition, Domaine Leon Barral 2017

Leon Barral


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Didier Barral, a man of conviction, began running the estate in 1990, in search of authentic expressions of its soil. Helped by his brother Jean-Luc, this obstinate winemaker has created a culture of fashion to respect the ecosystem, to promote interactions between the plant and animals and enhance immunity of the vine.

The wine is garnet in the glass, the nose has aromas of red and black fruits and spices. The palate is spicy and fresh with good tannins

Producer   Domaine Leon Barral

Origin Faugeres, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Grapes 50% Carignan, 40% Grenache, 10% Cinsault

Vintage 2017

Alcohol 14% ABV

Style Full body well structured red

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvested, depending on the variety, grapes are de-stemmed (in general, grapes from the youngest vines), however whole clusters are also used. Wine is vinified in gravity-fed, cement cuves, fermented with natural yeasts. Maceration takes place for 3 to 4 weeks with regular, manual punch-downs in cement tanks.  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

Notes Biodynamic, Natural, Organic