Wine Chateau Fombrauge, Saint Emilion Grand Cru, 2008
Wine brilliant ruby-purple color.
Taste wines - elegant, rich, well-balanced, with a flexible structure, notes of dark berries, sweet tannins and a long finish.
The wine has an elegant aroma with notes of ripe fruit, such as black currant and cherry.
The wine is ideal for meat and cheese.
Chateau Fombrauge - dry red wine made from three grape varieties - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, which are assembled with vine ripe old age of 30. The area of vineyards, where the vines are grown, is 75 hectares. The soil is clay and limestone to lime and shell basis, with sedimentary rocks in the hills and at their feet. Vines formed "Bordeaux" trim with two shoots. Buds and leaves are removed, if necessary, thin out the bunch. Yields of 30-40 hl / ha at a density of 6,500 vines per hectare. The grapes reached optimum maturity, are harvested by hand, transferred to trays, separated by ridges and berry sorted. Then the berries are loaded into a small wooden vessel in which there is a vinification with manual smashing caps. After that, the wine is drained by gravity without using pumps in French oak barrels, 50% of which - new. They wine kept between 18 to 20 months at controlled temperatures. The wine should be drunk during the period from 2013 to 2023.
Chateau Fombrauge belongs to the owner of the great French Grand Cru vineyards and the legendary Chateau Pape Clement - Bernard Magrez (Bernard Magrez), who during his life has acquired 35 wine estates around the world, some of them recently acquired: Portugal, Spain, Argentina, Uruguay Chile and Japan (on the slopes of Mount Fuji, which produces white wine, which can be compared with the best terroir wines of the world), California (Napa Valley), and in Italy.
Each vineyard Magrez transfers its energy and experience to ensure that he opened his own individuality. His wines are produced in small quantities, so high-quality drinks are very much appreciated by amateurs and experts.
Bernard Magrez called "a composer of rare wines." One of the main goals of Bernard Magrez is opening new little known, but extremely promising terroirs for the production of fine wines. All wines Bernard Magrez with a rich history, many of them marked in various international competitions. The collection of awards Bernard Magrez number of gold medals and higher estimates of experts in 100 points and 5 stars.
"I owe all the blame. It taught me patience and commitment to excellent quality. I wanted each of my vineyard has earned the right to be called beautiful and unusual. He helped to sink into a dream, gave pleasure and emotions. I also would like to see in my wines Save History. Their charm and their secrets I'll always be obliged, "- B. Magrez.