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Chateau Cap de Faugeres, Cotes de Castillon 2014 - Magnum
Merlot 85%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Cabernet Sauvignon 5%
Cotes de Castillon
Refined and seductive with a bouquet of blueberry, cassis fruit and subtle oak. Full, rich concentration, smooth texture, mild spice and warmth. Aged in French oak barrels, first and third fill for 12 months.Â
The grapes go through a five day cold soak before being placed into 30, stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation takes place�in tank. The wine is aged in mostly, one year old, French oak barrels for 12 months. On average, production is close to 10,000 cases per vintage of Chateau Cap de Faugeres.
The Chateau is located near the town of Sainte Colombe in the A.O.C Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux, with 42 hectares of vine. Acquired by Pierre Bernard Guisez in 1987, the winery has gone from strength to strength. The vines, situated on clay and limestone slopes, with an average age of 30 years are populated with Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties.