Les Cigales dans La Fourmilière

Queue de Comète 2021

A lighter expression of a typical 50/50 blend of Grenache and Mouvèdre but with a bit of spice, body, and dark red fruits like plum and black cherry. Pour yourself a glass and go classic with a Southern French style lamb stew and an herby ratatouille. Or take it to your favourite BYOB Turkish ocakbasi and get down with some roasted veggies and spiced kebab. The possibilities are deliciously endless.


Winemaker: Les Cigales dans La Fourmilière

Farming: Organic

Region: Languedoc, France

Vintage: 2021

Grapes: Grenache Noir, Mourvèdre

Colour: Red

ABV: 13%

Size: 75 cL


Behind the Bottle

Les Cigales dans La Fourmilière

Both Ivo and Julie are humble yet driven, with a clear vision of what they want to achieve in the vines and later with their wines. Just like our friend Tom Lubbe, they carry a refreshing ‘no bullshit’ attitude, without over romanticizing the idea of farming, and make wines in an area where low yields are a common theme.

Despite having merged their land and vineyards a few years back, Julie and Ivo both give each other space to experiment and keep two personal approaches when it comes to the wines they make ...