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Château Jean Faux "Les Sources", Organic, Bordeaux Superieur, France

Bordeaux, France

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Tasting Notes

Very intense on the nose with ripe red fruit, clove and some leather. In mouth bright red fruit followed by more spicy and leathery notes. Tannins are grainy and ripe. Surprising freshness for this warm vintage. Fruitforward, warm and gentle finish.

Food Matches

Grilled Ribeye Steak, Grilled Cod And Crispy Bacon & Pasta Dishes

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2015

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country France

Region Bordeaux

Grower Name Chateau Jean Faux

Grape Variety Merlot

ABV 15.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Organic, Vegan

SKU CJFLESSOURCESR15

Grower

Chateau Jean Faux

Chateau Jean Faux is steeped in history, with roots dating back to the 18th Century. The Village of Sainte Radegonde is situated on the Southern slopes of the Dordogne facing Saint Emilion and is named after Ezéchiel du Mas, Comte de Mélac; child of Saint Radegonde and one of Louis XIV’s most famous generals. The modern age for the Chateau began in 2002… Read More

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Region

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a region in south-west France bisected by the river Gironde Estuary, producing high quality red, white and sweet wines. The region can be split into two distinct styles on different sides of the river, 'left bank' and 'right bank'. On the left bank the vineyards are typically free-draining gravel soils, while the left bank has a higher… Read More

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Grape

Merlot

Merlot

Merlot is a red grape variety, famous for its use in the great wines of Pomerol and St-Emilion on Bordeaux's right bank and now of immense popularity the world over, competing with Cabernet Sauvignon as the most planted black grape. It is used both as a single varietal where it produces wines of a fruit-driven nature, with soft and ripe black fruit flavours and gentle… Read More

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