Château Fombrauge

Product Code: RE108
Cuvée Promesse 2004

SAINT EMILION GRAND CRU

Grape varieties: Merlot 77%, Cabernet Sauvignon 9% and 14% Cabernet Franc.

Age of vines: 30 years

Vine density: 6,500 vines per hectare.

Terroir: Clay-limestone on asteriated limestone with localised presence of iron pan and Fronsac molasses on the hilly part of the vineyard and at the foot of the hill.

Viticulture: Traditional Bordeaux pruning with two canes. Complete green cover between the vine rows. Bud thinning, leaf thinning and green harvesting if necessary.

Winemaking: The grapes are hand-picked into small crates and sorted on a specially-equipped table before and after destemming. They are then put into wooden vats by gravity flow. Pre-fermentation maceration. Manual punching down. The wine is run off into French oak barrels, 60% of which are new.

Yield: 30 to 40 hectolitres per hectare.

ABV 14% 
£27.00 / Bottle 75 cl.