In 2012, Château Fombrauge was promoted Grand Cru Classé of Saint Emilion, rewarding the efforts of the owner Bernard Magrez. Covering an area of 58 hectares of vineyards, located on the slopes of Saint Emilion, this beautiful 17th century Chartreuse was originally a cloister of Chartreux. Soils are varied which gives a great complexity to the wines composed of a 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc. Aging for 18 months, 45% in new barrels, 45% in barrels of a wine, 10% in new-generation concrete vats. Château Fombrauge also produces a white wine, Bordeaux appellation. The Château’s wines are expressive, with aromas of red, blackcurrant and cherry fruit. It is a supple wine, round and slightly tannic.
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- Saint-Émilion - Bordeaux - Red Wine
Château Fombrauge 2006 is a magnificent bottle, today at its peak. Be quiet, opening it now, the explosion of aromas and flavors will be ideal. We will find in this bottle 100% Saint Emilion, many Merlots which gives the wine this farandole of fruit in the mouth. A seductive wine that will suit many dishes: Meat, red, white meat, barbecue, foie gras pan...16/20Parker 88/100N. Martin 89/100J. Robinson 15/20