Château Faizeau Montagne Saint-Émilion 2016

Château Faizeau

Château Faizeau Montagne Saint-Émilion
2016

$32.25

* Suggested retail price
Product code
14019976
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ Specialty by lot
Status
Available
Type of product
Still Wine
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine protégée (AOP)
Region
Bordeaux
Appellation
Montagne-Saint-Emilion
Varietal(s)
Merlot 94 %
Cabernet Franc 6 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Aging vessel type
Ageing 12 months in oak barrels
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About this winery

“Faizeau” is a diminutive of the word “Faize”, in reference to the Benedictine abbey of Faize, situated close to the property and which owned, amongst other plots, vineyards in Pauillac and Saint-Emilion. Built on the slopes of Calon hill, the highest point in the region of Libourne, the château is one of the oldest wine-growing “terroirs” around Bordeaux. It already figured on the map drawn up by the engineer Belleyme in the 18th century. The vineyards of Château Faizeau are of...

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Product notes

Soil type is clay-sand-loam over a limestone base. Hand picked harvest.

Tasting notes

Château Faizeau has a ruby colour with purple tints. The nose, fruity, spicy and complex, offers plum jam scents with a vanilla note. On the palate, the wine is full and well-balanced. The attack is persistent and delivers blackberry and chocolate aromas.