Château Les Fougères
The vineyard can be found below the commune of Saint-Emilion, on the alluvial plain bordering the Dordogne. It is split into three plots: to the northwest of the villages of Saint-Hippolyte and Saint-Etienne-de-Lisse, and to the southwest in the Saint-Pey d'Armens area.
Type of soil
Sandy, clay-limestone soils
Age of the vineyard
Area of the vineyard
12,5% Cabernet Sauvignon
12,5% Cabernet Franc
5000 to 6000 vines/hectare
Mixed Guyot pruning
Integrated pest management
Operations: leaf thinning and green harvesting
Traditional Bordeaux vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats.
Pre-fermentation cold maceration.
3 to 4 pumping over operations per day during fermentation.
Post-fermentation maceration lasting for two weeks.
Tasting notes & serving suggestions
The nose reveals red fruit and blackberry notes. a well-balances palate displaying plum and morello cherries, with a slightly smoky finish.
Serve with meat and sauce dishes such as a lamb shank.