Château de Fontenille

+33 (0) 556 23 03 26 Stéphane Defraine S.C CHÂTEAU DE FONTENILLE
33670 LA SAUVE MAJEURE , View map

Château de Fontenille is located very near the Abbey of La Sauve Majeure on gravel terroirs bathed in a generous sun. In the IVth century when the poet Ausone was praising the wines of the region, perched a villa at the locality called ”Font e Melha” of which some ruins still remain today. We can find other traces in the XVth century in the archives of the Abbey of La Sauve Majeure on which Fontenille will depend until the XVIIth century. – Description from dvoristanac

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  • Chateau de Fontenille Bordeaux Rose 2016

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    Clean and aromatic with flower petal notes and fresh cherries, a touch of mixed berry and some strawberry notes. On the palate this has a pleasant medium-full mouthfeel, nice heft and notes of cherry, watermelon and crisp minerality, this finishes with aearthy resin and raspberry. 89 pts Read More

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  • OT - I went back to Total Wine yesterday (Friday) and bought four more bottles ... ... chose two of his 2012 Chateau De Fontenille Grand Bordeaux wines since he had over a dozen bottles on hand.  I think we poured almost all of what he had on hand so it's a good thing I grabbed my bottles early on.Sandra had come back from her walk around 7:3... Read More

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  • Recently tried Esser Zinfandel American Canyon Napa County-2005 at just under $8 a bottle.  Great "cheap" Zin.  I would love to hear from others about this or your favorite under $10 bottle.   Read More

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  • There are several incredibly priced decent French Wines available on store shelves in the United States of America.Would you like to share some specifics ?A little healthy and productive argument would be fun!Thanks in advance for your time and your sharing nature.Enjoy !amour. Read More

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  • Chateau de Frontenille Entre Deux Mers Vin Blanc Vin Tranquille Ml France Bordeaux a O C Chateau de Fontenille 2006

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