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19 Ratings
Château Cap de Faugères Castillon

Wine Details

Wine Description

(2010 Vintage) Soil : clay-limestone slopes (calcisol on clay-limestone molasse) dating back to the Upper Eocene and Oligocene Grape varieties: 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon Planting density : 6000 vinestocks/hectare Cultivation and harvesting : double guyot pruning, cultivation of soil and grass cover, debudding, thinning by hand, manual harvesting using trays and sorting tables. Vinification : vatting by gravity flow, cold prefermentary maceration, 30 temperature-controlled stainless-steel conical vats and 6 wooden vats, slow vatting over a period of 30 days

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (88-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/24/2008
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 88-90 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06