CHÂTEAU CLOS FONTAINE
COTES DE FRANCS
RED WINE – DRY – FULL BODY
TASTE: Harmonious structure with a lot of freshness and elegance.
Excellent union of fruit aromas, wood perfumes and spice flavours.
GOOD TO KNOW:
Can be enjoyed with grilled and sauced meat, cheese, Mediterranean and Asiatic dishes.
Serve at 18-20 degrees C
Drink now or within 10 years
Use a wide decanter if possible for 1 hour
Aging in barrels from 6 to 14 months (one wine Pomerol or Saint Emilion barrels)
Back into the stainless tanks for another 2 years.
soils: gravely clay soil
harvested by hand
Ofter called the Tuscany of Bordeaux for the beauty of its hills and valleys, “Côtes de Francs” is the smallest of the Bordeaux appellations, and is situated only 15 km east of Saint Emilion.
Clos Fontaine consists of 3.6 Ha of old vines and is managed by the Thienpont family who has developed well-known wines in Bordeaux including the famous appellations of Pomerol, Margaux and Saint-Emilion.