Varietal(s): 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec
About The Producer
Château Gaillot Fournier is a small familial property in the town of Tizac de Curton less than 15 km across the Dordogne River from St. Emilion.
Terroir & Vineyard Practices:
The clay and limestone soils make it possible to grow a variety of grapes. They practice reasoned agriculture, whereby they strive to respect the environment with minimal intervention in their growing practices. The vines are 30 years-old
Château Gaillot Fournier is a classically styled Bordeaux that’s meant as a go-to. A generous blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec bring that Bordeaux complexity and depth of flavor to your glass. The result is a mouthwatering delicious Bordeaux that you don’t have to wait decades to drink.
It’s 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Malbec. The wine is aged in a combination of stainless steel tanks and wood barrels that coax the best balance of flavors and tannins.