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Les Grands Vins du Terroir at Faugères

Faugères has a new wine bar, and   wine shop, les Grands Vins du Terroir, which only opened in the spring and there is no doubt that it is already a great asset to the village and the appellation.   We went for a spot of lunch with friends and I can’t wait to go back.   The menu includes elegant tapas, sushi and seafood, from the fish shop next door, and summery flavours of ripe tomatoes with succulent burrata.   Each week there are seven different wines available for tasting, so that helped decide what we would drink with lunch.   They have the wines of 47 Faugères producers available, with some 170 wines altogether.   Inevitably there are some gaps, but you will find most of the serious names on their shelves, as well as some wines from other nearby vineyards.   Charlotte is a trained sommelier and very articulate and knowledgeable about the wines.   So our tasting began with 2020 Mas Nicolas, Rosé Cydonia - 8.00€ Made with a high percentage of Cinsaut.   Very pale colour and   delic

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