Chateau La Fontaine de Genin 2015 Bordeaux 0,75 l
50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Situated in Sainte Radegonde village, in Entre-2-Mers area.
Surface : 5 Ha Soil : clayey limestone
Grapes are selected by plot and row depending variety and
maturity then harvested both by hand and by machine then
sorted and totally de-stalked. Then juice undergoes a
traditional fermentation, left on lees for a long period of 25
up to 35 days, with regular pumping in small stainless steal
vats, under temperature control process. Then wine is
matured half in cement vats, half in oak barrel (the same than
Bon Pasteur) for at least one year prior to bottling.
Chateau La Fontaine de Genin belongs to the same family for
3 generations. M. Benoit Prevot (40 years old) is the grand-
son of the first owner. He is also cellar master for all the own
wine of Michel Rolland including all over the world famous
Chateau. Fontenil (Fronsac) and Ch. Bon Pasteur (Pomerol).
Tasting : A lovely wine with a deep colour and bouquet of
black fruits underlined by vanilla. The wine is fresh, well
balanced with a good length.
Serving suggestions : This wine is excellent with meats, game
and cheese. We suggest that the wine be drunk at an ambient
temperature of 16° to 18° C.