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Chateau Fontanes Cabernet 2018


Product Details
  • Item Code: 761503414724
  • Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Country|Region: France
  • Bottle Size: 750ml

About this product

Cyriaque Rozier, the highly acclaimed winemaker and vineyard manager at Château La Roque, makes his own wine under the label Château Fontanès in Pic St-Loup in the Languedoc. Though Cyriaque is within the boundaries of the appellation Pic St-Loup, the lionÂs share of his production is Cabernet Sauvignon, a grape varietal that is outside of the constraints set for the A.O.C. in the Languedoc. This means that in lieu of getting an A.O.C. cru status, he must take a Vin de Pays dÂOc designation. The trade-off for Cyriaque is that he gets to make his wines his way, and we, in turn, get an incredible priceÂa mutually beneficial trade-off. Being rebellious seems to come naturally to a man of such innate talent, and the elegance of his wines are proof enough in a region where bigger is often considered better. Make no mistake, raw terroir and spicy garrigue abound in these wines, with rich, juicy fruit and silky tannins.