1995 Château Faugeres, St.-Émilion
1995 Château Faugeres, St.-Émilion

1995 Château Faugeres, St.-Émilion

SKU: B401/FR

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Located on the eastern slopes of Saint-Emilion, these south-facing parcels form a crescent around a rocky knoll which is topped with a charming 18th C. chartreuse. In 1987 the Guisez family inherited the 40h property and brought it back to life. Corinne Guisez sold the estate in 2005 to Silvio Denz – a Swiss businessman, who has since doubled the size of the vineyard.

Wine-growing is managed by Alain Dourthe – he and his team have been together since 1997 – this is the strength of Faugeres. The vines are densely-planted (8800 per h), see no pesticides, and only small amounts of copper and sulphur are used to fight mildew. The vineyard team has planted two miles of hedgerows – unique in all of Bordeaux. This biodiversity, coupled with a second state-of-the-art winemaking cathedral, designed by Mario Botta, has led to better selection and fermentation, a new second wine, and wines with more intensity and power, finesse and longevity.

Type
Red
Varietal
Merlot
Vintage
1995
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Subregion
Saint-Émilion
Producer
Château Faugeres
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