Château Fombrauge

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Château Fombrauge

History

The estate was created after the Hundred Years’ War, following the final battle of Castillon. This beautiful building was originally a cloister of the Carthusian Order.

The first mention of vines dates back to the tenure of Jacques de Canolle in the 1600s.

Today the estate is belonging by Mr Bernard Magrez one of the most influence man in Bordeaux and also the owner of Château Pape Clement and La Tour Carnet

Technical Information

Appellation : Saint Emilion Grand Cru

Planting date : 1613

Age of the vines : 30 years

Suface area : 75 hectares including 56 of vines

Planting density: 6500 vines per hectare

Grape Varieties: 77% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc and 9% Cabernet Sauvignon