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    Chateau Fombrauge Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

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      Product: Chateau Fombrauge Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

      The grape varieties that are used in Saint-Émilion Grand Cru wines are Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The winemaking process adheres to tradition, including aging the wines in oak barrels for a duration typically ranging from 18 to 24 months. This extended aging period enhances the depth and flavor development of the wines. Bright and clear with a superb ruby hue. Red berry fruit, such as redcurrants, coming through with notes of plum. Round, fruity and smooth, the palate shows balance, elegance and freshness.

      Saint-Émilion Grand Cru wines are renowned for their opulent and velvety textures. They present a complex bouquet of flavors, featuring dark fruits like blackcurrant and plum, often accompanied by subtle hints of spices, tobacco, and occasional floral aromas. These wines possess exceptional aging potential, evolving and refining their characteristics over time. Many Saint-Émilion Grand Cru wines improve significantly in the bottle and can be enjoyed for decades. These wines are versatile in terms of food pairing, making them a favored choice among wine enthusiasts. They complement a wide range of dishes, from roasted meats and lamb to game and aged cheeses. The structured tannins and balanced acidity of Saint-Émilion Grand Cru wines make them an ideal accompaniment for rich and hearty meals.

      Within the Saint-Émilion Grand Cru classification, there are further distinctions, including Premier Grand Cru Classé A, Premier Grand Cru Classé B, and Grand Cru Classé. These tiers differentiate producers based on their reputation and the quality of their wines, adding another layer of prestige to this already esteemed classification. Saint-Émilion Grand Cru wines embody the epitome of Bordeaux winemaking, celebrated for their elegance, complexity, and ability to age gracefully.

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      Chateau Fombrauge Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Specifications

      Brand Chateau Fombrauge Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
      Wine Type Red Wine
      Region Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux, France
      Appellation Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
      Grape Varieties Typically a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon
      Aging Aged in oak barrels, typically for 12 to 18 months
      ABV (Alcohol by Volume) Typically around 13-14% ABV
      Tasting Notes Rich and complex with flavors of dark fruits, black cherries, plums, and often hints of vanilla and spice. Smooth tannins and a long, elegant finish.
      Terroir Vineyards often have limestone and clay soils, contributing to the wine's structure and character.
      Food Pairings Pairs well with red meats, game, hearty stews, and aged cheeses
      Aging Potential Can age gracefully for 10-20 years or more, depending on the vintage and winemaker's style.
      Winemaking Techniques Winemakers employ traditional techniques, including hand harvesting and careful sorting of grapes.

      Chateau Fombrauge Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Delivery and Gift Options

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