Chateau Petit Faurie de Soutard St. Emilion Grand Cru Classe 2006

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Chateau Petit Faurie de Soutard St. Emilion Grand Cru Classe 2006

1,330.00

BORDEAUX | FRANCE

This grand cru classé extends over 8 hectares within the Saint-Emilion appellation. It is composed of 65% merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. An exceptional value wine.

Located just outside the picturesque village of St. Emilion, the terroir is clay, limestone and sandy soils. With its northern facing exposure, here you find a slightly cooler terroir. The vines are on average 30 years of age. The vine density is 5,500 vines per hectare.

To produce the wine of Chateau Petit Faurie de Soutard, vinification takes place in temperature controlled, stainless steel vats before being aged in 50%, new, French, oak barrels for between 15 to 18 months, depending the character and quality of the vintage. Malolactic fermentation takes place in tank.

The winemaking and vineyard management of Chateau Petit Faurie de Soutard is consulted by Stephane Derenoncourt. On average, close to 3,500 cases of Chateau Petit Faurie de Soutard are produced each vintage.

**FOR ORDERS OF 6 BOTTLES, ORIGINAL WOODEN CASE WILL BE PROVIDED**

Varietals: Merlot Blend

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