Château Faizeau Montagne Saint-Émilion
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...
Soil type is clay-sand-loam over a limestone base. Hand picked harvest.
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.