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Château Fontis

Médoc



Château Fontis

2 Route de Hontemieux
33340 Ordonnac

05 56 73 30 30
05 56 73 30 31
www.ormes-sorbet.com

GPS coordinates
45.307286 / -0.8367779999999811
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Wine
Château Fontis
Appellation
Médoc

Official Vintage Selection
2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/2015
Terroir
Gravels
Surface area
10 ha
Planting density
8 500 pieds/hectare
Yield
49 hl/ha
Grape variety
50 % Cabernet Sauvignon; 50 % Merlott
Age of the vines
25 years

Winemaking
traditional divided into parcels precise temperature control
Ageing
in barrels (18 - 20 months) including 1/4 new barrels each year
Harvests
manual with selecting tables

Production
45 000 bottles
Sales and marketing
France, Europe,Canada, Chine, Japon, Malaisie
Languages spoken
French, English, German, French, English, German
Tasting Notes
16 - Jancis Robinson
Pourpre profond. Relaxant, nez bien équilibré, bien fondu. Ferme avec une structure très athlétique
14,75 - 15 - J.M.Quarin
Le nez me semble plus mûr que d’habitude. Bouche fruitée, veloutée, s’achevant sur des tanins enrobés
14 - Le Point
Fruits rouges, bouche ronde, bien fruitée, tendre, rond, tendu


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Vincent Boivert
Owner


The history of the Château
Vincent BOIVERT is an owner since 1995 of the Château Fontis situated to Ordonnac on one of the highest croups of the Médoc (38 m) and carries out in a traditional way these 10 hectares. He manages with smoothness in harmonizing Merlot and Cabernet-sauvignon on a soil dominating the Gironde. Stemming from traditional methods so cultural as from wine makings, the wine of Château Fontis is frequently quoted in the specialist publications.

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