Ch Faugeres St Emilion Grand Cru 96
Owner: SARL Château Faugères
Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Surface area: 37 hectares
Soil: limestone plateau (asteria limestone subsoil) dating back to the upper Oligocene; limestone and clay slope (limestone soil on clay-limestone molasse) dating back to the upper Eocene and Oligocene.
Grape varieties: 85 % Merlot, 10 % Cabernet Franc, 5 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Average age of vines: 35 years
Château Faugères occupies 37 hectares of homogeneous land which encompasses some of the finest terroirs in Saint-Emilion. The vines are situated on a limestone plateau of asteria limestone subsoil, dating back to the lower Oligocene, and clay and limestone slopes facing south-southeast in a circular formation, with limestone soil on clay and limestone molasse from the upper Eocene and Oligocene.
This terroir is cultivated by means of natural sustainable viticulture, involving integrated cultivation and meticulous care on the part of the proprietors.