Chateau Magrez Fombrauge 2017

 A case of 6 Bottles (750ML)
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An Elegant and Generous Grand Cru from Saint-Emilion

A Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Emilion, Chateau Magrez Fombrauge is one of the most beautiful properties of the Saint-Emilion appellation, on the Right Bank of the Bordeaux region.

With the Chateau Magrez Fombrauge 2017, the Bernard Magrez property confirms yet again its style, represented by high quality wines.

An illustrious property set in an archaeological site dating back to the 5th century BC, Chateau Magrez Fombrauge extends over a rare vineyard with an exceptional terroir. The 1.96 hectares of vines are planted on soils of clay-limestone, typical of the Saint-Emilion plateau, combined with Fronsadais molasses soils.

A blend that pays homage to the region's flagship red grape variety, the Chateau Magrez-Fombrauge 2017 clearly communicates the generosity of Merlot (75% of the blend) and the signature flavors of Cabernet Franc (25%). A great wine from Saint-Emilion, with a striking fruit-forward profile, structured on the palate, with a dense tannic backbone.

Parker : 91-93 / 100
Wine Spectator : 92 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2017 Magrez Fombrauge delivers an expressive nose of crème de cassis, warm black plums and wild blueberries with touches of spice box, bay leaves and unsmoked cigars. Medium to full-bodied with a rock-solid frame of firm, grainy tannins and just enough freshness, it packs in the muscular fruit, culminating in a lingering savory note.
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Country
France

Alcohol
15

J. Suckling
94

Vinous - A. Galloni
89-92

Wine Spectator
92

Dessert wine
No

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Magrez Fombrauge

Classification
Grand cru

Parker
91-93

Allergens
Contains sulfites