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Cuvée Nicolas

Domaine Lafage

Cuvée Nicolas Bottle
Appellation
Côtes Catalanes
Variety
Grenache
Age of Vines
60
Farming
Practicing organic
Soil
Schist
Altitude
135 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, fermentation in tank, 30 day maceration
Aging
10 months in neutral French oak barrel

Overview

Cuvée Nicolas is named after Jean-Marc and Eliane’s son and comes from Grenache grown in the schist soils of the foothills of the Pyrenees in Aspres. These low yielding vines (19hl/ha) are around 65 years old and are planted on terraces with southern and southeastern exposure.

Ratings & Reviews

91-93

2017 Cuvée Nicolas

Source: WA

92

2016 Cuvée Nicolas

Source: WA

92

2015 Cuvée Nicolas

Source: WA

90-92

2014 Cuvée Nicolas

Source: WA

90

2013 Cuvée Nicolas

Source: WA

93

2012 Cuvée Nicolas

Source: WA

Roussillon, France
  • Location
    Roussillon, France
  • Appellation
    Côtes Catalanes
  • Proprietor
    Jean-Marc & Eliane Lafage
  • Winemaker
    Jean-Marc & Eliane Lafage
  • Size / Elevation
    160 hectares / 25-400 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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