Chateau Fonroque 2012 is subtle,fresh and balanced. It develops aromas of wood and flowers,coupled with blackcurrant,plum.This wine will match perfectly with Beef,Pork.
Chateau Fonroque is a wine from Bordeaux,region of France ,Bordeaux vineyard is covering almost all the Gironde department is known for the excellent environment for growing wines. This vineyard offers a wide wine assortment with very specific characteristics. The Garonne river defines the main sub-division of the region. On the right bank, the regions of Blaye-Libournais and Entre-Deux-Mers. On the left bank, Graves, Medoc and Sauterne.
Chateau Fonroque is located in Bordeaux's sub-region of Saint-Emilion ,Located on the right bank of the Dordogne the AOC Saint-Emilion is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This appellation covers 5600 hectares and produces an average of 235,000 hl / year of red wines. There are four types of land in Saint-Emilion clay-loam soils, clay, limestone composed of gravel and sand alluvium. Merlot represents 60% of the grapes, the Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon 40% . Large and certainly very different depending on their region of origin, the wines of Saint-Emilion are grainy. Structure, supported by solid tannins, it becomes rounded with time.
Chateau Fonroque is part of Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classe with its 17.6 hectqres, its limestone soils on the plateau and clay-limestone on the hillside.
The nose is deep, marked by black fruits mixed with floral notes. Some very subtle woody notes complete the nose. The first taste is nice, sweet and deep at the same time, it goes on a juicy structure with body, it is refined with a velvety palate. The finish is very fresh, dense, persistent on a brilliant fruit associated with mineral notes. The fruit is precise, crunchy with a dense structure, the finish is long, it is very well-balanced.