Château Cap de Faugères is located in the Côtes de Castillon with its vineyards directly on the St. Emilion border and adjoining those of the St. Emilion Grand Cru - It is a vineyard that produces wines equal to the very best St. Emilion Grand Cru.
The vineyard has a fine terroir of limestone and clay slopes, a continuation of that of Saint-Emilion.
Sustainable methods of natural viticulture are used to cultivate the vines. The Vignobles Silvio Denz team lavish care and attention on them throughout the growing cycle.
Château Cap de Faugères is now ranked among the outstanding wines of its appellation.
The winery at Château Cap de Faugères is the work of internationally renowned architects Jean de Gastines and Patrick Dillon. It consists of 30 temperature-controlled stainless steel conical vats and 6 wooden vats, each of 50 hl capacity, used for the vinification processes.
The varieties produced by the vineyard are 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
The 2010 vintage currently stocked at Blend Bistro & Wine Bar is characterised by very intense colour and a rich range of aromas thanks to the wide day-night temperature variations that took place that year.
The 2010 Cap de Faugères wines have a solid tannic structure, with great elegance and vivacity. The finish is long, on lingering fruit notes.
Chateau Cap de Faugeres is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.
It is best paired with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes.
Chateau Cap de Faugeres is also good when matched with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta.
Chateau Cap de Faugeres is a plush, lush, forward styled, modern Bordeaux wine and remains one of the best value wines from the Cotes de Bordeaux appellation.