Château Jean Faux White

Bordeaux Blanc

Pretty bright tints with a straw yellow color. The nose is fruity and especially expresses peach and exotic fruits highlighted by fine oaked notes. 

Size: Bottle
Price Range
James Suckling
92-93/100
Wine Spectator
89/100
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Château Jean Faux is an old estate whose the origins back to the Middle age.

Quoted in the Feret since 1850, as producing 120 tons of high quality wine, the terroir of Jean Faux is like its prestigious neighbor of Saint Emilion. It is mostly composed of clay-limestone coasts exposed South & South West.

Cooper, globe-trotter, wine-lover, Pascal Collotte travel the vineyard around the world for over 15 years, when he discovers Château Jean Faux. He decides with his wife Chrystel to acquire the château in order to restore its cachet.

Colour

White

Vintage

2013

Appellations

Bordeaux Blanc

Surface of the vineyard

1,5 ha

Grape varieties

85% sauvignon blanc and 15% sémillon

Cultural methods

Organic certified since 2011, thinning, leaf and graps removal

Harvest

by hand in crates, manual sorting of the grapes on vibrating table

Vinification

fermentation in vats, harvest is directly pressed with a vertical press

Maturation

8 to 10 months on lees, 2 to 3 months starring on the lees in French oak barrels

Price range

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Size

Bottle

Pretty bright tints with a straw yellow color. The nose is fruity and especially expresses peach and exotic fruits highlighted by fine oaked notes. The finish is soft. This is a wine perfectly matches with fish, seafood, charcuterie and goat cheeses.

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