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Château
Fonréaud

Listrac-Médoc
The Chanfreau family
The Château is well-known for its historic vineyard and the quality of its wines.

Its name comes from a legend, and the attractive château enjoys a privileged location on the highest point in the Médoc.

Fonréaud, was formerly called Font-réaux, meaning “royal fountain”. A legend tells us that in the 12th century, the King of England (probably Henry II Plantagenet, the husband of Eleanor of Aquitaine) quenched his thirst from a spring he found on the grounds.

Thanks to a subtle blend of grape varieties, the terroir comes through beautifully in round wines with ripe tannin, fine structure and a velvety texture that develops beautifully on the palate.

The vat room houses small temperature-controlled vats that allow grapes from each plot to express their nuances, and also make it possible to fine-tune the final blend.

Aged in barrel, the elegance and charm of this fine wine reflect the spirit of the Chanfreau family.

Caroline
Chanfreau-Philippon
Owner
Château Fonréaud
( Listrac-Médoc )
Château Fonréaud
33480
 
Listrac-Médoc
Tel.
+33 (0)5 56 58 02 43
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The Château in figures
Area under wine

38 hectares
 

Production

150,000 bottles
 

Soil

Pyrenean gravel with a clay-limestone subsoil

Grape varieties

52 % Cabernet Sauvignon

44 % Merlot

4 % Petit Verdot
 

Barrel ageing

12 months

New barrels: 33%

Second wine

La légende Fonréaud