This estate is owned by Alain Vauthier of Ausone fame.
The vineyard of Château de Fonbel is located in the Saint-Emilion plain and covers 16 hectares. The soils are sandy-gravelly. Four grape varieties are grown, Merlot (70%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), Petit Verdot (7%) and Carmenere (3%).
Colour : Red
Aroma : Plums, cedar, cherries, chocolate, oak
Taste : Cherry, cedar, plums, drying exotic talcum powder tannins on finish, leather, earth
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : 299 SEK
Mark : C+
Website : Chateau de Fonbel