AOC Fleurie: Domaine de Fa 2017

"Beautifully fragrant, with violet and black tea notes that echo through the tangy raspberry and steeped cherry flavors, marked by licorice and mineral elements. Offers a long, lightly tannic finish. Drink now through 2023. 600 cases made, 300 cases imported. 91/100."
Gillian Sciaretta - Wine Spectator.

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The esteemed Graillot family have long-harboured an oenological interest in Beaujolais, as well as a family home there and recently acquired 8 hectares of Beaujolais in the crus of Saint Amour (in the climat of Côte de Besset) and Fleurie, that they named Domaine de Fa. They, like several others, see a region which has real potential and that is currently undervalued.

About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Burgundy, Beaujolais
Grape Variety (Cépage) Gamay
Food & Wine Matching Charcuterie, Chicken and Turkey, Lamb
Viticulture Non-Organic
Vintage 2017
Cellarage Drink 2019-2024.
Vinification Hand-harvested whole bunches spend 2 weeks on their skins prior to (semi-carbonic) fermentation in cement and maturation in 300-litre foudres.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 13

Domaine de Fa (Antoine & Maxime Graillot)

World-renowned Crozes Hermitage producer, Alain Graillot, was joined in the family business by sons Maxime & Antoine during the past decade. Team Graillot is now able to combine a thriving Northern Rhône estate with interesting projects in Beaujolais and Morocco.


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One Minute Review - AOC Fleurie: Domaine de Fa

Alex Bal reviews the AOC Fleurie from Domaine de Fa - the first release from Maxime & Antoine Graillot - made in the North of Beaujolais. Ideal with a plate of charcuterie, a roast chicken or boeuf bourgignon.

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