Le Tigre, Château des Adouzes, AOP Faugères

VINTAGE: 2018.

ORIGIN: AOP Faugères, South of France.

GRAPES: 35% carignan,35% grenache noir, 30% syrah.

NOTES: 90pts Robert Parker – Wine Advocate, 17/20 Jancis Robinson, Triple médaille d’Or.

SOILS: Schist hillsides at 200 to 400m (650 to 1300ft) altitude.

WINEMAKING:  Manual harvest at optimal maturity.
Carignan is vinified with whole-cluster carbonic maceration in order to extract intense aromas and flavors.
Syrah is vinified traditionally with destemming and 20-30 dauys of vatting. The wines ar aged in tanks for 12 months. Blending and bottling at the château.

TASTING NOTES: Intense ruby red color. cassis and raspberry on the nose with hints of pepper ans spice.
Good structure and smooth on the palate with fresh fruit flavors and balance.

SERVICE: Drink within 3 years with roasted or grilled meats, barbecue or spaghetti bolognaise.


Category: Product ID: 969


The alchemy of our traditional varietals with this schist terroir gives us grapes that are concentrated, mineral and fresh.
Le Tigre is an elegant wine with character, sure to leave a lasting impression.

Note vin Parker et Jannis Robinson