Château Cap de Faugeres Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux AOC

Château Cap de Faugères is a 46-hectare, estate in the pretty village of Sainte-Colombe, earning it the appellation of Castillon-Côtes de Bordeaux. The vineyard has a fine terroir of limestone and clay slopes, a continuation of that of Saint-Emilion. Sustainable methods of natural viticulture are used to cultivate the vines.

From the same ownership (Silvio Denz) as Faugeres and Peby Faugeres, this 2011 Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux should prove to be very popular with consumers.

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VARIETALS
80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2011

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 13.5%

APPEARANCE
Dense ruby/purple color.

NOSE
A bright, tangy style, with damson plum, blood orange and bitter cherry notes, spiced with singed floral hints.

PALATE
Full body, flavorful and savory with velvety tannins and a fresh finish.

AGEING
12 to 14 months in 60% in one years barrels and 40% in two years old barrels.

PAIRING
Best paired with all types of chicken, pork, veal and soft cheeses.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
Drink very well now or through 2029.

RATINGS

91pts

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