Wine Chateau de Fargues, Sauternes AOC, 2002
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Reviews of purchase Chateau de Fargues, Sauternes AOC, 2002
Wine brilliant pale golden color.
The wine has an elegant, refined, harmonious and rich taste with a soft finish.
Wine with the scent of acacia honey, orange peel and slightly dried apricots.
The wine goes well with white meat, foie gras, chicken, fish sauce, blue cheese, desserts, biscuits, fruit pies. Good digestive.
Chateau de Fargues was built in 1306 by Cardinal Raymond Gilheymom de Fargues, nephew of Pope Clement V. As time Chateau owners changed frequently. Today the Chateau is owned by descendants of Jean de Lu and Catherine Charlotte de Salut. These two noble families, the founders of the dynasty Lur-Saluces appear on all the labels of wines Chateau de Fargues.
Currently, land Chateau de Fargues cover 170 hectares. 25 hectares placed under cultivation of crops, mainly maize, which is used to feed cattle, even of the land occupied by pastures. 100 hectares of beautiful pine forests stretch from the groves of oak, chestnut and acacia surrounded by a whole system of artificial ponds. Under the vines given 15 acres of possessions, they are located next to the remains of the cardinal's castle, on a layer of sandy soils over clay-gravel subsoil. The average age of the vines that were planted in the proportion of 80% Semillon and 20% Sauvignon Blanc, 35 years. Stocking density - 7,000 plants per hectare. Work in the vineyard conducted by traditional methods without using any chemical fertilizers. Crop is harvested by hand. The average yield of more than 20 years is limited access to the 8 hectoliters per hectare.