St Chinian and Faugeres: panel tasting results

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Fewer than 60% of wines were recommended, with the tasting somewhat of a 'quality minefield', but we shouldn't lose sight of the incredible value these areas can offer, said out panel. See the top rated St Chinian and Faugeres wines, as published in the Decanter July 2013 issue, here...
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St Chinian and Faugeres, Lorgeril Le Pigeonnier Faugères 2011
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Lorgeril, Le Pigeonnier, Faugères 2011
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Rosemary George MW 16 Andrew Jefford 17 Simon Taylor 18
Earthy scents; quiet but with half-hidden profundities and pretty aromas of cassis and roses. Bright but also appealingly delicate and transparent. Impressive length and depth, and already delivers so much pleasure.
Price £9.79 Le Bon Vin
Drink 2013–2018
Alc 13.5%

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Lorgeril, Le Pigeonnier, Faugères 2011
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Rosemary George MW 16 Andrew Jefford 17 Simon Taylor 18
Earthy scents; quiet but with half-hidden profundities and pretty aromas of cassis and roses. Bright but also appealingly delicate and transparent. Impressive length and depth, and already delivers so much pleasure.
Price £9.79 Le Bon Vin
Drink 2013–2018
Alc 13.5%

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