Chateau Cap de Faugeres Cotes de Castillon (Futures Pre-sale) 2011

Bordeaux Red Blends from Cotes de Castillon, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 116359
  • WS91
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Critical Acclaim

"On the exotic side, with rather ripe blueberry, açaí berry and chocolate notes allied to a rich, creamy frame. Ample toast on the finish, but it's integrated in texture. Seems to have pulled off an ambitious style for this vintage.
Barrel Sample: 88-91 Points"
91 Points

Learn About Chateau Cap de Faugeres

Chateau Cap de Faugeres is located in the Cotes de Castillon with its vineyards directly on the St. Emilion border and adjoining those of the St. Emilion Grand Cru, Chateau Faugeres. Both properties are owned by Corinne and Peby Guissez, with Cap de Faugeres producing wine that is the equal of many St. Emilion Grand Crus. The estate consists of 26 hectares of vineyards planted...

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Learn About Cotes de Castillon

(coat duh cass-TEE-yawn) Cote de Castillon is located just east of St-Émilion and south of Fronsac. The region is Merlot-based like its surrounding neighbors and produces great value wines. Wines of Castillon may not have the depth and elegance of a Pomerol, but they are delicious & affordable, allowing consumers to enjoy the right-bank of Bordeaux and a friendly price....

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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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