Château Fombrauge

Product Code: RE109
Château Fombrauge 2004

Grand Cru de Saint Emilion
Grape varieties: Merlot 77%, Cabernet Sauvignon 9% and Cabernet Franc 14%
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, 50% of which are new.
Yield: 30 to 40 hectolitres per hectare.

ABV 13.5% 
£32.00 / Bottle 75 cl.