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2012 FAUGÈRES, Grande Reserve, Ollier-Taillefer. LanguedocOrganic
Alcohol Percentage: 13.5%
Area: Faugères is a town and wine region in the middle of the Languedoc, just 20km from the main town Béziers. This estate is in Fos, in the north of the region, on steep schist slopes.
Grape Variety: Carignan, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre.
Producer: Ollier-Taillefer is a 30 hectares estate, run by Luc and Françoise Ollier, brother and sister (the 5th generation of the family to be involved, although this actual estate only started in 1977). They have been certified organic since 2012. Three quarters of the production is red, with the rest mostly rosé and just a tiny amount of white.
£17.10 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£16.20 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.