This gift box contains:
- Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Chateau Fougueyrat
Owner: SCEA Mortelmans
Area: 5 hectares
Production: approximately 30,000 bottles
History: Bought in 2000 by a new owner, the Château Fougueyrat began to benefit from an investment program capable of revealing the enormous potential of its terroir. Ideally located on the Saint Emilion plateau, close to prestigious classified growths (Larmande, Dassault, Moulin du Cadet, etc.), Château Fougueyrat is one of the rising values of the appellation.
Grapes: 85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc
Average age of the vineyard: 30 years
Exposure: facing south
Planting density: 6,500 vines / hectare
Type of soil, subsoil: old sands on green clay
Harvest: manual and mechanical, with sorting in the cellar
Average yields: 45 hl/ha
Fermentation tanks: cement and stainless steel, equipped with a thermoregulation system.
Vinification: traditional, long vatting
Ageing: ¼ new barrels, ¼ barrels of 1 wine, ½ barrels of 2 wines