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Chateau Fonplegade

Address: Château Fonplégade 33330 Saint-Emilion France

Telephone: +33 (0)5 57 74 43 11

Website: www.adamsfrenchvineyards.fr

Email: info@fonplegade.fr

Visits: By appointment only

Details: Grand Cru Classé, Saint-Emilion, 18ha, clay-limestone

Vineyards: Merlot Noir 70%, Cabernet Franc 25%, Cabernet Sauvignon 5%.

History:

The impressive château and buildings of Fonplégade were built in 1852 by Jean-Pierre Beylot. The estate was later owned by the Duke of Morny, step-brother to Napoleon III, and by the mid-1900s belonged to Armand Moueix. Today, following its sale to American magnate Stephen Adams and his wife Denise in 2004, it is the flagship property in the Adams French Vineyards porfolio. The Château’s vineyards occupy steep slopes on the south side of Saint-Emilion’s limestone plateau.

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Tasting notes:

2008 en primeur

2007 en primeur

2006 panel tasting

2006 en primeur

2005 en primeur

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