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VINEXPO 2017

On the occasion of Vinexpo,we would be happy to meet you and make you taste our wines of Château Fougas!

SPACE « WOW « 

Hall 3  STAND 319

June 17-19

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VINEXPO 2017

On the occasion of Vinexpo,we would be happy to meet you and make you taste our wines of Château Fougas!

SPACE « WOW « 

Hall 3  STAND 319

June 17-19

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The biodynamic, a natural regulation of the vines

The vine self-regulates naturally the soil functioning, on which it’s planted …At the Château Fougas we respect this process

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The biodynamic, a natural regulation of the vines

The vine self-regulates naturally the soil functioning, on which it’s planted …At the Château Fougas we respect this process

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Château Fougas Maldoror 2014 – Medals

Château Fougas Maldoror 2014

GOLD MEDAL : Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2016

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Château Fougas Maldoror 2014 – Medals

Château Fougas Maldoror 2014

GOLD MEDAL : Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2016

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THE WILDLIFE IN SPRING AT FOUGAS

At the Château Fougas, the life is punctuated by the seasons, and for each of them, the appearance of a wild animal, a bird, tell us the beginning of a new cycle, signing how the nature is permanently around us.

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THE WILDLIFE IN SPRING AT FOUGAS

At the Château Fougas, the life is punctuated by the seasons, and for each of them, the appearance of a wild animal, a bird, tell us the beginning of a new cycle, signing how the nature is permanently around us.

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The secret of mycorrhizae

The dream of any wine grower is to make a wine second to none, marked entirely by the idiosyncratic features of its terroir…
In his/her quest for the Holy Grail of wine, he/she is helped by fungi that have quite extraordinary properties: The mycorrhizae

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The secret of mycorrhizae

The dream of any wine grower is to make a wine second to none, marked entirely by the idiosyncratic features of its terroir…
In his/her quest for the Holy Grail of wine, he/she is helped by fungi that have quite extraordinary properties: The mycorrhizae

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What influence do barrels have on wine?

Countless exchanges occur between oak and wine. However, the ability of a cask to create exchanges with wine only lasts for three to four years. After this lapse of time, it becomes a mere container due to the tartaric acid crystals deposited on the wood.

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What influence do barrels have on wine?

Countless exchanges occur between oak and wine. However, the ability of a cask to create exchanges with wine only lasts for three to four years. After this lapse of time, it becomes a mere container due to the tartaric acid crystals deposited on the wood.

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Geo-sensory tasting with Château Fougas

At Château Fougas, we focus on sense of place in our wines. The soil, formed of water-borne and windblown colluvium, is laden with fine blue and red clay rich in iron and a variety of minerals, resting on a limestone bedrock of Fronsac molasse.

 

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Geo-sensory tasting with Château Fougas

At Château Fougas, we focus on sense of place in our wines. The soil, formed of water-borne and windblown colluvium, is laden with fine blue and red clay rich in iron and a variety of minerals, resting on a limestone bedrock of Fronsac molasse.

 

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Appellations: A geographical or geological concept?

The concept of controlled appellation of origin for wines and brandies was created in 1947 to protect wines from forgery. As the appellation encompasses wines produced within the same geographical area, it can lead to confusion with the concept of terroir.

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Appellations: A geographical or geological concept?

The concept of controlled appellation of origin for wines and brandies was created in 1947 to protect wines from forgery. As the appellation encompasses wines produced within the same geographical area, it can lead to confusion with the concept of terroir.

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Topping up the barrels at Château Fougas

Ageing in oak casks automatically entails a loss of wine which either evaporates or is absorbed by the wood, particularly during the first months after the casks have been filled.

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Topping up the barrels at Château Fougas

Ageing in oak casks automatically entails a loss of wine which either evaporates or is absorbed by the wood, particularly during the first months after the casks have been filled.

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Cellar ageing for wines

As a storage area for wines, the cellar must comply with a certain number of criteria to allow a wine to remain in good health and evolve in perfect conditions.

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Cellar ageing for wines

As a storage area for wines, the cellar must comply with a certain number of criteria to allow a wine to remain in good health and evolve in perfect conditions.

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How vines can self-regulate

Vines have two root systems:

  • the first one is where the roots latch on to organic matter to assimilate minerals derived from humus;
  • the second is a taproot which drops down as far as the bedrock.

 

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How vines can self-regulate

Vines have two root systems:

  • the first one is where the roots latch on to organic matter to assimilate minerals derived from humus;
  • the second is a taproot which drops down as far as the bedrock.

 

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