Château Fontarabie en Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
- Region: France, Bordeaux, Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux.
- Soil: Clay Siliceous.
- Grape varieties: 70 % Merlot - 30% Cabernet Sauvignon.
- Cultivation methods: Integrated viticulture, double guyot pruning, grass every other row
- Age of vineyard: 25 years old
Nose with pleasant red fruit aromas and light woody notes. Well-rounded and elegant. Fine balance between tannins, aromatic richness and suppleness.
A young Château Fontarabie vintage is ideal with red meat in sauce and game. An older vintage can be paired with lamproies (a local delicacy), red and white meat and cheese. Serve at a temperature between 16° and 18°C.