Grenache blanc 90 %, Grenache gris 10 %. Produced with the oldest vines on the estate (over 100 years old) in the area of «Mas Farine». This rich and powerful wine has an amazing impression of sweetness, even though it is dry. Delicious right when it is bottled, it shuts down for at least 2 years and starts to open up after 3 to 6 years after the harvest.
After owning a wine bar in Paris and working a few years as a wine journalist, Hervé Bizeul, a former “France’s Best Young Sommelier”, founded the Clos des Fées in 1998. His idea was to produce a good wine for friends. The first vintage, created in his garage with very little investments, was a huge success immediately. Today, his wines are sold worldwide.The vines span accross a number of differing terroirs accross the Roussillon, as much as 15 km apart from each other. The varying exposures and myriad of subsoils from granite to limestone make for a thoroughly unique and consistent quality. Old vines (up to 100 years old in some sectors), hand picking, … a viticultural philosophy that is respectful to nature and explains the high quality of the wines.