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Château Fombrauge 2015

Bordeaux - Saint-Emilion - Red - 14.5° Château Fombrauge Château Fombrauge 2015 1616/15
  • Parker : 91-93
  • J. Robinson : 16.5

The Chateau Fombrauge is one of the most ancient crus of the Saint-Emilion appellation. Its 2015 vintage is 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc

This ruby-tinted bright and limpid red 2015 Chateau Fombrauge releases a relatively expressive nose with satisfying complexity. The attack offers red berry, blackcurrant and cherry notes. Its palate, scrumptious, is quite supple and broad. It is characterised by a nice balance between acidity and barely existent tannins giving the wine a sensation of roundness. Its finish is elegant and fresh. 



Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2015 Fombrauge is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc that was cropped at 45 hl/ha between 24 September and 15 October. It is matured in 45% new oak barrels, 45% one-year-old and 10% in cement tank. It has a rich and generous bouquet with layers of black cherry, iodine and a hint of licorice. There is a slight headiness to these aromatics. The palate is showing more restrain and finesse, clean and pure with lightly spiced red berry fruit, hints of licorice and white pepper, a subtle bay leaf note towards the finish that displays well-integrated oak. Give this 5-8 years once in bottle and you will have a fine Saint Emilion on your hands.
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GBP 310.0 Millesima In stock

Millesima offers Chateau Fombrauge, purchased exclusively from their producing estates. In stock in our cellars in Bordeaux in their original case from the Château or Estate.

The Chateau Fombrauge is one of the most ancient crus of the Saint-Emilion appellation. Its 2015 vintage is 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc

This ruby-tinted bright and limpid red 2015 Chateau Fombrauge releases a relatively expressive nose with satisfying complexity. The attack offers red berry, blackcurrant and cherry notes. Its palate, scrumptious, is quite supple and broad. It is characterised by a nice balance between acidity and barely existent tannins giving the wine a sensation of roundness. Its finish is elegant and fresh. 



Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2015 Fombrauge is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc that was cropped at 45 hl/ha between 24 September and 15 October. It is matured in 45% new oak barrels, 45% one-year-old and 10% in cement tank. It has a rich and generous bouquet with layers of black cherry, iodine and a hint of licorice. There is a slight headiness to these aromatics. The palate is showing more restrain and finesse, clean and pure with lightly spiced red berry fruit, hints of licorice and white pepper, a subtle bay leaf note towards the finish that displays well-integrated oak. Give this 5-8 years once in bottle and you will have a fine Saint Emilion on your hands.
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