CHÂTEAU LA FON DU BERGER HAUT MEDOC CRU BOURGEOIS
The adventure began in 1983 when Gerard Bougès settled on the family land Fournas, in the municipality of Saint Sauveur. It is with passion, and determination that he bought and planted other plots to arrive in 1988 to produce his first vintage.
VARIETY : 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot 13% vol.
LOCATION : Haut Medoc
SOIL : Sandy and Gravels
WINEMAKING : Fermentation in stainless steel vats with a long maceration for of 4 weeks
AGEING IN BARREL : 16 months on oak barrels
AGEING POTENTIAL IN BOTTLE : 3-10 years
COLOR : Ruby red
NOSE : Dark berries, with cassis and black currant
MOUTH : Rich, opulent, full bodied palate with a long finish
SERVICE : Between 16 & 18ºC.
FOOD PARING : Any red meat, poultry and cheese