As we want to provide you the best wines of the French country, Delices and Gourmandises has enriched its range of wines with the “Château Fontana”. This Bordeaux red wine seduces the eye with its deep and intense ruby colour, and the nose by its complex hints. If you like fruits as black berries, you will certainly love this wine.
What makes the Château Fontana of Delices and Gourmandises special?
Produced by the Domaine Fontana in Gensac area, the “Château Fontana” is made by fruits from a vineyard grown on clay and limestone ground which is cultivated according to the traditional way. The ocean climate on the south-west of France allows a perfect maturation of the fruits. This wine is made of three grape varieties that are Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. This combination grants this wine great quality.
About the wine making method, the fruits are scratched, macerated for 30 days before being fermented in stainless steel tanks. This technique allows all the great gustative on the wine.
Then, when they tasted it, the cellar men of Delices and Gourmandises found that this wine releases complex and refined scents that are the mix of red berries aromas and some smooth as velvet and chocolate tasted perfume. At taste, it is round and well balanced with some morello cherry and raspberry notes, but the final is long and delicate.
What to eat with this Bordeaux red wine of Delices and Gourmandises?
According to the wine experts of Delices and Gourmandises, the “Château Fontana” will be perfect to accompany all white meats. Its fruity aromas will also best mix with the cheeses that have particularly coarse taste as the old mimolette.
As it is a red Bordeaux wine, it will be best served at a temperature set between 15 °C et 17 °C with game birds, game animal, or red meats. You can also taste it with a gratin dauphinois or a vegetable pie.
You can immediately drink it or keep for later. With best conditions, the “Château Fontana” can be kept for 6 or 7 seven years. This will optimize its quality and taste.