- Delivery Nationwide: only €7.50
FREE when you spend €120 +
Three generations of Fadats have farmed the large, eighteen-hectare lieu-dit known as Aupilhac, in the village of Montpeyroux, across the river Hérault from Daumas Gassac and Grange des Pères.
While the Fadats have farmed this land since the nineteenth century, and the vineyards date even farther back to the time of the Romans, it was not until 1989 that the current member of the Fadat family, Sylvain, finally registered the domaine as a vigneron indépendant.
Aupilhac is a special parcel for many reasons. It sits at a high altitude, nestled below the ruins of the village’s château, at almost 1200 feet above sea level on terraced land with southwest sun exposure. The soils are rich in prehistoric oyster fossils, which lend an incredible length and minerality to the wines. Sylvain is not one to shy away from hard work. In a volcanic amphitheatre comprised of marine fossils and raw limestone, called Cocalières, he has done what few vignerons dare to do nowadays: he’s planted a vineyard on steep, extremely rocky terrain, and terraced the land himself. This is not only an enormous financial investment, but back-breaking work. This was the work done many centuries ago by the founders of France’s great terroirs such as Savennières and Cornas, planting the best and most promising parcels irrespective of time and money.
|Grape type||Syrah/Shiraz, Cinsault, Carignan, Mourvèdre, Grenache/Garnacha|
|Drinking style||Tannic, well structured, dry|
|Goes well with||Duck, Beef, Roast Meats, Game|
FREE NATIONWIDE DELIVERY FOR ORDERS OF €120+
Delivery is free on all orders over €120, anywhere in Ireland. For smaller orders our standard delivery charge is only €7.50 per delivery address.
10% OFF 12 BOTTLES OR MORE
Avail of 10% off when you purchase 12 bottles or more. This excludes bottles that are already discounted and those subject to no further discount
FROM CLICKS TO BRICKS: BUY ONLINE, PICK UP IN-STORE
You've been asking for it, so here it is. You can now buy online and pick up in-store. Will save you a tenner on smaller purchases (less than €120).
NEXT WORKING DAY DELIVERY
Delivery is usually the next working day (Mon - Fri), if ordered before 1pm, but may take up to 72 hours