Mas Olivier cuvée outclasses Faugères appellation not only by its geographical location but also by its reputation. The terroir, facing south on platy mineral layers called “Schistes” soil, benefits from a Mediterranean climate and cool summer nights, ideal for the maturing of grapes.
40% old Carignan, 30% Syrah, 30% Grenache from selected plots. Carignan and Syrah are both hand-picked.
It is obtained mostly by carbonic maceration (Syrah, Carignan) and a long fermenting period for the Grenache. Then aged during 6 to 8 months in fine grained French oak barrels.
Grilled T-bone steak beef rib, lamb leg with rosemary, game cooked in sauce, all kinds of cheeses.
Attractive robe of a deep red cherry colour. Complex and elegant nose offering black fruits aromas together with coffee and cocoa notes. A fine and soft substance, long and expressive in the mouth.