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Château Fonsalade - Felix Culpa 2017

"Cuvée Virtuose"

Saint-Chinian AOC
Village : Causses-et-Veyran
Red Wine-14%vol-0.75L

A nose expressing intense notes of jammy red fruits, vegetable aromas and menthol essences. The mouth is rich and powerful. Felix Culpa keeps a nice freshness and a persistent finish.







25.00 EUR 

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"Cuvée Virtuose"

Château Fonsalade - Felix Culpa

Soils: Rolls, clay-limestone and schists
Grape varieties: Syrah (80%) and Grenache (20%)
Yield: 20-25hl / hr
Culture: Raised agriculture and manual harvesting
Vinification: Thermo-regulated concrete tanks
Maturing: 12 to 18 months in oak barrels
Production: 3000 bottles

Tasting Notes

Eye: Intense red color with purple reflections
Nose: Notes of raspberry red fruits and vegetable aromas (cedar and juniper wood). Notes empyreumatic (grilled, toasted) and mentholated that appear with time.
Palate: Rich and powerful wine with a silky attack. Mouth of mouth marked by a beautiful freshness. Final more structured thanks to the tannins giving a lot of character and leaving a beautiful length in the mouth.

Gourmet Accords
Game, Rib of beef, leg of lamb
To be served at a temperature of 17 ° C
Aging potential: 20 years

Awards Cuvée Felix Culpa

Felix Cupla 2013 : 92/100 Guide des Vins 2016
Felix Culpa 2013 : 91/100 Gilbert et Gaillard 2016
Felix Culpa 2013 : 86/100 Wine Enthusiast
Felix Culpa 2013 : 15/20 Decanter "Virtuoses de Saint-Chinian"
Felix Culpa 2013 : 87/100 Decanter World Wine Award, Médaille de Bronze

Felix Culpa 2011 : Médaille d'Or Concours des Vignerons Indépendants 2015
Felix Culpa 2011 : Médaille d'Argent Decanter Asi Wine Award 2015
Felix Culpa 2011 : 87/100 Gilbert et Gaillard
AOC : 
Black Grapes varieties : 
Syrah Black Grenache
degree of alcohol : 
Nose wine aromas : 
Aromatic Wood Spicy Ripe fruit Reds fruits Toasted Mineral
Aging potential : 
Possible long-garde 10-20 years
Wine style : 
smooth fruity powerfull silky
service temperature : 
12° to 14° 17° to 18°
terroir : 
mixt soils
Maturing : 
Vat+oak barrel
Cru Virtuose : 
Cru Virtuose
Your style of red and rosés wines : 
Intense and fleshy

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