Wine Chateau Fonroque, Saint-Emilion Gran Cru Classe AOC, 2013
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Fonroque, Saint-Emilion Gran Cru Classe AOC, 2013
The wine is dark red in color.
The taste of wine is sweet and deep, rich, well-balanced, with a velvety texture, fruity flavor, dense structure, long fresh finish with brilliant fruit and mineral notes.
Deep aroma of the wine is filled with notes of black fruits, mixed with floral undertones. Rounding out the bunch of thin wood nuances.
Wine is recommended to use with meat, poultry with cream sauce, game, mushroom and cheese snacks.
"Chateau Fonrok" - rich, complex wine from the Bordeaux region, which is made in appellasone Saint Emilion. Vineyards Chateau qualify as Grand Cru. Blend of wines consists of the dominant grape varieties Merlot and Cabernet Franc small proportion of which are grown on clay-limestone soils Chateau Fonrok, the average age of the vines is 35 years. Harvested grapes are sorted at the winery with the help of vibrating tables. Fermentation and malolactic fermentation the wine is done in steel vats at a controlled temperature. "Chateau Fonrok" has wonderful potential exposure. The wine must be decanted before serving.
The modern history of Chateau Fonrok starts since moving to the estate of the family My, namely Jean Moi, in 1931. My Jean - comes from a family of farmers, first settled in Paris, opened with his wife, a network of small dairy shops. Soon, however, inspired by his brother Antoine, who bought the Chateau Tayefe in 1923, Jean decided to test his fate and acquired Fonrok. After two generations to managing the estate started Jean-Pierre mine. Although the method of managing the estate and has changed over time, the economy was needed more radical change - so, in a short period of time, the winery was heavily rebuilt, replaced the drainage system, implemented new planting. In the cellars of the estate, they have bought new oak barrels, and in 1993 the cellar was rebuilt, adding a new room to store bottles and tasting room.
Today the vineyard Chateau Fonroque extends to 20 hectares, landing on the 70% of Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc from. Every year it produces no more than 6,500 cases of wine Chateau Grand Prix, the share of the second wine estates - Chateau Cartier is about 25% of the crop.