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Saint-Emilion

2016 Château de Fonbel

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Saint-Emilion (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château de Fonbel
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Merlot (70%), Carmenere (7%), Petit Verdot (7%), Cabernet Sauvignon (16%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Château de Fonbel elaborates this 2016 Château de Fonbel ($138.00), a red wine from the region of Saint-Emilion based on the best cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot, carmenere and merlot from 2016. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 3,5 of 5 points.

Description of 2016 Château de Fonbel

2016 Château de Fonbel (Merlot, Carmenere, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: deep garnet.
  • Nose: Nose classic warm red plum, cigar box and black plums with hints of gooseberry.
  • Mouth: lots of fruit, lovely tannins and a long, refreshing finish.

APPELLATION: Saint-Emilion.

VINEYARD: Age: 20 years on average. Soil: clayey sands and gravels on chalky subsoil.

GRAPES: 70% Merlot, 16% Cabernet sauvignon, 7% and 7% Petit Verdot Carmenere.

AGEING: 10 months in new French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: Vintage was carried out on September 29 to October 18. Fermentations are made in stainless steel tanks.

WINE PAIRING: meat stews.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C

ALCOHOL: 12.5%

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The Winery

Château de Fonbel

The vineyard of Château de Fonbel is located in the Saint Emilion plain and covers 16 hectares (39 acres).

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Reviews of 2016 Château de Fonbel

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I loved the Château de Fonbel 2016

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4/5

Scent of roses and white flowers. Good acidity for my taste.
Very good acidity.
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4/5

Intense ruby colour. Scents of raspberry. Roasted flavours.
Good wine, but I would not have taken it with fish.
Perfect wine to share with friends.
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4/5

I took it with an octopus and liked it. To drink in good company.
Good colour. A tender berry smell. It is a fleshy wine from Château de Fonbel.
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