FAUGÈRES

2021 Le Portails Domaine des Trinités

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Grapes Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre
Colour Red
Origin France, Languedoc-Roussillon
Village Faugères
ABV 14%

Made by the very talented and charming winemaker Simon Coulshaw, this is as close as you can get to natural wine-making without being labelled or tagged as natural: minimal intervention, minimal sulphur, no pesticides used, bio-dynamic farming techniques are adopted too. A blend of Grenache, Syrah & Mourvedre you have plenty of fruit, soft tannin and a lovely touch of herbal garrigue character, balanced and extremely drinkable. L&S (Jan 2023)

*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles of wine (or 9 litre equivalent) or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified (4.5 litres) to get the discounted 'case price' for each bottle.

Domaine des Trinités

The transition from IT to viticulture is not a path well-trodden, but after working and loving a number of harvests in his youth, Simon Coulshaw decided that it was the path he was going to walk. He worked as hard as he could in the upper tiers of corporate IT with the simple goal of amassing just enough cash so that he could live his dream, his calling, of being a winemaker and having his own vineyards. The wines from Domaine des Trinités are a true reflection of the passions of their maker and his interest in terroir and local varieties.

You will rarely meet someone so clearly passionate about farming and nature - he communicates so well the details of bio-dynamics and organic farming and can talk for hours without ever sounding like a zealot or a preacher. Fabulous man, making fabulous, expressive wines.

The property is roughly divided by 15 hectares falling into the AOC Faugeres appellation, producing elegant and spicy wines, and the remaining 9 hectares in AOC Pézenas Coteaux de Langeudoc, where the wines are softer and more fruit forward - but still tell the story of where they are from - it is this crucial aspect that is so strong with these wines - their sense of place.

This wine isn't currently part of a mixed case, but you can always browse our full selection of mixed cases here.
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