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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    Wagyu Steak with Creole Sauce with Roasted Vegetables

The Story

Hand harvested in small crates. Sorting on table before and after destemming. Casked into oak vats by gravity. Maceration prior to fermentation. Manual hand-plunging. Run-off into French-oak barrels, 50% of which are new.

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Vintage 2013

Ruby red, with luster and clarity. Smell: Expressive nose of regular complexity, primary notes of red fruits, blackcurrants and cherry. Taste: Appealing, supple and light. The palate is characteristic of its balance: acidity and almost total absence of tannins enhance the impression of roundness. Attractive, elegant and fresh finish.

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Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Aromatic nose with ripe blackcurrants and juicy blackberries. Mild scpies and elegant toasting in the background. On the palate well structured with well structured medium length, balanced tannins and fine acidity.
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Origin

Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux

Grapes

77% Merlot
9% Cabernet Sauvignon
14% Cabernet Franc

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

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Blanc

Prélude de Fombrauge

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Fombrauge 2013  ( Château Fombrauge )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Aromatic nose with ripe blackcurrants and juicy blackberries. Mild scpies and elegant toasting in the background. On the palate well structured with well structured medium length, balanced tannins and fine acidity. "

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