Château Fombrauge, a French Bordeaux wine, is a blend of 93% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc grapes. The wine has aged for 18 months, of which 45% in new barrels. This Grand Cru is distinctive because of its enormous concentration, in which notes of ripe fruit and chocolate can be recognized. The tannins are silky smooth and the finish is velvety.
This red Bordeaux wine goes well with, among other things, chili con carne, poultry in sauce, game stew with mushrooms.
Château Fombrauge is a delicious French Bordeaux wine from winery Château Fombrauge in France. This wine is made from Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes.
Recommended serving temperature between 16 ° C and 18 ° C.
The history of Château Fombrauge dates back to the 15th century, when Jacques de Canolle bought the winery. Since then, a total of 6 different families have ruled the winery, of which the Canolle and Dumas families are the most influential. In the 18th century, when the château was owned by the Dumas family, wine was first made on the winery.
Since 1999 Château Fombrauge has been owned by Bernard Magrez. The wine empire of this Bernard Magrez is not limited stayed until Château Fombrauge, because it also owns the Grand Cru's classés: Château Pape Clément, Château La Tour, Carnet and Clos Haut-Peyraguey. Bernard Magrez breathed new life into the Saint-Emilion wine estate. He, in collaboration with the famous oenologist Michel Rolland, improved the quality of the wines. In addition, impressive investments were made, including the purchase of new small Cuveés, in order to be able to apply vinification on a plot. All efforts have paid off, as since 2012, the château has been promoted to St. Emilion Grand Cru Classé.
|Type of wine||Red|
|Grape variety||Cabernet Franc, Merlot|
|Price per bottle||€39.95|
|Minimum number of bottles||1|