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The vineyard

The vineyard

Château Fougas AOC Côtes de Bourg vineyard summary


Vineyard area : 21.25 ha

Varietals : 64% Merlot, 29% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 7% Cabernet Franc

Appellation : Côtes de Bourg

Average vineyard age : 36 years with regular field blends

Vine density : approximately 5,000 vines/ha

Harvesting : by hand or machine, followed by two sorting tables, the first before destemming, the second after.

Wine making : single vineyard selection with Burgundy-style punching of the cap, in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks.

Ageing : the wines made according to organic and biodynamic standards are aged in casks for 18 months.

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