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Chateau Les Roches de Ferrand Fronsac 2006

Chateau Les Roches de Ferrand Fronsac 2006

Bordeaux Red Blends from Fronsac, Bordeaux, France

Price: $20.00 $13.97
Save $6.03 (30%)
Item No. 101180
Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Subdued fruit on the nose that explodes on the palate. Full of complex leathery fruit flavours. Wonderful balanced tannins match the intense fruit. Great length. A truly fine wine.

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(11/24/2011)
Style: Smooth & Supple
Unst ist vunderbar mit der fleischenzie pizza!
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ok, but won't repeat this one
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(9/28/2010)
Fruity and juicy red with medium body and lingering finish; hints of mineral; a decent house wine.
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Learn About Chateau Les Roches de Ferrand

The small appellation of Fronsac is located in the Libourne region of the Bordelais, which contains other well-known appellations such as Pomerol and St. Emilion. Made typically from Merlot and Cabernet Franc, wines from Fronsac are known for their soft richness and accessibility but with enough structure to keep for many years. This selection, made by Remy Rousselot in the...

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Learn About Fronsac

(frahn-sak, can-nohn frahn-sak) These two regions of the right bank are northwest of St-Émilion and Pomerol. Canon-Fronsac is located within Fronsac. The wines are quite similar, with Canon-Fronsac having a slightly different soil than Fronsac. They are another example of good-value Bordeaux, benefiting from close proximity to the river and good soils similar to their southern...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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