About Domaine Lafage
Located in the heart of the Roussillon region in France, Domaine Lafage stretches across an impressive 160 hectares of vineyards. Rooted in family tradition and a deep passion for viticulture, the winery has cultivated a sterling reputation for producing exceptional wines at their small, yet highly efficient vineyard and winery.
Owned and managed by husband-and-wife team, Jean-Marc and Eliane Lafage, the winery cultivates various grape varieties including Grenache Noir, Syrah, and Mourvèdre for their reds, as well as Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, and Viognier for their whites. The vineyard is nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains, which has a profound effect on the region's unique microclimate; the soil is rich in chalk and limestone, offering ideal conditions for wine growing. Jean-Marc and Eliane hold an absolute respect for their land, practising sustainable farming methods, minimising the use of chemicals: and implementing new technology where it serves to uphold the integrity of their wines.
The Lafage's dedication to their craft extends to always hand-harvesting their grapes, thus ensuring they preserve the quality of each fruit. Their intricate understanding of the land, combined with their commitment to traditional winemaking methods, allows for an exquisite series of wines that command attention in international wine competitions.
Domaine Lafage's winery also hosts a charming shop where wine enthusiasts and tourists can sample a selection of their award-winning wines or take guided tours of their vineyards. The tranquil beauty of the vineyards, the warm hospitality of the Lafage family, and the sublime taste of their wines makes for a truly unique wine-tasting experience.
Over the years, Domaine Lafage has assuredly carved a niche for itself in the French winemaking scene. With their vibrant, terroir-driven wines they have managed to charm the palate of wine lovers worldwide Their respect for nature and their meticulous attention to every detail of the wine production process is truly an art form: a testament to their indomitable love and dedication for winemaking.
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