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Calmel & Joseph 'Le Gaillard' Faugères 2019

Calmel & Joseph 'Le Gaillard' Faugères 2019

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  • Syrah 50%
  • Grenache 30%
  • Carignan 20%

Production: 30 HL / Ha

Alcohol Content: 14% alc./vol

Terroir: Schistes (Slate soil)

Vinification: The winemaking process is rooted in tradition. Grapes are meticulously destemmed and sorted. For the Carignan, the grapes are vinified without crushing or pressing. In the case of Syrah, 50% of the grapes are gently crushed, and the vinification proceeds without pumping over, maintaining the cap's natural moisture. The Grenache undergoes vinification at 30 °C for one month. Malolactic fermentation takes place with the grape marc.

Ageing: The wine is thoughtfully aged for 6 months in tanks, ensuring its optimal development.

More Info:

Established in 1995 by the passionate winemakers Laurent Calmel and Jérôme Joseph, Calmel & Joseph is a relatively young winery with a dedicated focus on showcasing the unique terroir of the Languedoc region in the sunny south of France. This vibrant region is renowned for its diverse array of grape varieties, including Syrah, Grenache, Carignan, and many more.

Calmel & Joseph places sustainability at the heart of their winemaking philosophy, with a commitment to crafting wines that authentically capture the distinctive flavors of the Languedoc terroir. Their unwavering dedication to quality and affordability has garnered critical acclaim and made them a top choice for wine enthusiasts.

"Le Gaillard" is their signature collection, presenting masterful blends that embody the essence of the region. The composition of these wines varies from vintage to vintage, carefully chosen to encapsulate the best qualities of the available grapes. The red rendition of "Le Gaillard" is a captivating blend of various red grape varieties, while the white version features a harmonious marriage of Chardonnay and Viognier.

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