The terroir of Fronsac is a pretty expanse of vineyards that lodge on the hills along the rivers Dordogne and Isle, west of Saint Emilion, right bank of the Bordelaise region.Our surface of 840 hectares, the Merlot is the king of Fronsac (85% of the plantations), it gives the wine of the body and the richness while maintaining a strong personality.The climate and the soil clay-limestone of the area are conducive to the production of great red wines and allows the favorable development of grapes grown in Fronsac such as Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec .. Until the 19th century, the wines of Fronsac were among the most popular in the region. The dress of the wines of Fronsac is intense and powerful, it varies from dark red with violet reflections to garnet. The nose is intense with aromas ranging from red fruits to spices with notes of black fruits and coffee. In the mouth, the tannins are present, dense and powerful while keeping a touch of elegance. The wines of Fronsac generally agree with a red meat, a game or a cheese. Among the wines of Fronsac, we selected the 2008 vintage Château de la rivière, as well as the 2006 and 2012 vintages of Château la vielle cure, Merlot wines, classics of the appellation.
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- Fronsac - Bordeaux - Red Wine
Offered in a box of 12 bottles, the Château de la Rivière 2008 is a gems of 12bouteilles.com! The color is intense and garnet, this elegant wine is long on the palate with melted tannins. It is a very classic Merlot wine that is very characteristic of Fronsac wines that we like in 12 bottles. This bottle is ready to drink, it will go perfectly with...17/20Wine Spectator 90