80% Merlot 15% Cabernet Franc, 5 % Cabrnet Sauvignon.
Ownership: Alain Vauthier, proprietor of
Chateau Ausonne and Chateau Moulin Saint-Georges. This wine shows the superb
qualities of the 2015 vintage (and the family Vauthier). Very bright fruit with
cherries; the wine is showing ripe, but nothing is too ripe, because the
backbone with is brilliant acidity keeps everything fresh. The balance is
impeccable, but a warning: give this wine lots of air!
A firm and
silky red with plum and berry character. Medium body, bright acidity and an
Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Fonbel—composed mainly of Merlot
with splashes of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère.
wine, classic red fruit, black fruit, jaminess, cinnamon, mint, licorice. Juicy
wine, has potential for ageing. Leather and cigars on the nose. Earth and black
fruit on the palate. Moves to moderate finish
92 points:James Suckling