Château Fongaban 2011

Château Fongaban 2011, Puisseguin-Saint-Émilion AOC tasting. Tasting done April 2020 in Singapore.

Château Fongaban 2011

Tasting done April 2020 (Singapore)

The Region

This wine is from the Puisseguin-Saint-Émilion AOC in France.

It is located north of the Saint-Émilion town like the other three Saint-Émilion "satellites" AOCs: Lussac-Saint-Émilion, Montagne-Saint-Émilion and Saint-Georges-Saint-Émilion.

This AOC only produces red wine.

The Wine

The wine is a typical "Bordeaux Blend" with some Cabernet Franc supporting the Merlot varietal.

Château Fongaban 2011 - Puisseguin-Saint-Émilion AOC - front label

Château Fongaban 2011

Red wine, Dry, 14.5%
Variety: Merlot (90%) & Cabernet Franc (10%)

Some tasting notes:

  • Color: dark red
  • On the nose: plum, vanilla, earthy
  • On the palate: black fruits, blackberry, earthy
  • Balanced tannins and acidity

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