Chateau Jean Faux (Futures Pre-sale) 2012

Bordeaux Red Blends from Bordeaux, France

Pre-sale:
ships after 06/01/15
Price: $19.99
Item No. 124732
  • WS91
Style: Big & Bold

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

"Features a solid, juicy core of plum and blackberry fruit, with a flash of anise and a pleasant briary tug on the finish.
Barrel Sample: 88-91 Points"
91 Points

Learn About Chateau Jean Faux

Jean Faux is a building steeped in history. Renovated in the 17th century, the foundations are much older. The name comes, undoubtedly, from one of its proprietors. Ezechiel de Mas, Count of Melac, child of Sainte Radegonde and general to Louis XIV, was one of the most famous. On the right bank of the stream that flows down from Sainte Radegonde, the stately manor house stands...

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Learn About Other Bordeaux

A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...

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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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