Fontfleurie – Technical characteristics

Organic wine

 

Appellation – Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

Surface area – 17 Hectares

Nature of soils – The terroir rests on sandy loam soils

Grape varieties – 21% Cabernet Franc – 79 % Merlot

Average age of the vines – 40 years

Density of plantation – 5 500 vines per hectare

Methods of cultivation – Organic wine. Biodynamic vineyard management from 2019

Vinification – Vinification in stainless steel tanks, indigenous yeasts. Temperature 28-30 ° C. 2 to 4 weeks of maceration

Ageing – 18 months : 16% amphora & barrels (30 % new french oak)

Winemaker consultants – Jean-Claude & Jean-François Berrouet

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