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INFORMATION OF INTEREST Chateau Fonroque 2011
Colour: Dark cherry red colour.
Aroma: Aromatic, remarkable aromatical intensity, red fruit, mineral nuances, herbs, cocoa, licorice.
Taste: Tasty, balanced, good structure, the palate is velvety and lively. Taste sensations reminiscent of blackberries and blueberries, chocolate, tea leaf ... Very envelope.
Fantasy dishes with truffles. Mushrooms with prosciutto, rabbit pie, roast lamb with herbs ... Red meat in general on the grill.
Frances Bordeaux wine region in the commune of Saint-Émilion, in the department Gironde. The vineyard area extends 20 hectares with the grape varieties of approximately 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc. Château Fonroque came to the Moueix family in 1930 when it was purchased by Jean Moueix, who settled on the estate. After his death Fonroque was run by the son Jean-Antoine Moueix, and after his death, management passed on to the firm of his brother Jean-Pierre Moueix in 1979, whose team began extensive restoration of the vineyards and winery. In 2001, the estate came to Alain Moueix, who also runs the Pomerol estate Château Mazeyres.