|AGRICULTURE||Sustainable with High Environmental Value (HEV) certification and in biodynamic transition|
|GRAPE VARIETIES||Merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc|
|VINEYARD SURFACE AREA||20 hectares|
|ANNUAL PRODUCTION||70,000 bottles|
History and anecdotes
Clos Fourtet is a prestigious wine estate in Saint-Emilion appellation, it is classified “B” as Premier Grand Cru. It was named after “Camp Fourtet”, the fortified place that protected the mediaeval city of Saint-Emilion.
The Cuvelier family has been the owner since 2001.
Clos Fourtet has a quarries system sinking between 6 and 12 metres on 13 hectares. Buried out of sight, 100,000 bottles and 250 barrels are lying in this huge limestone enclave.
|GRAPE VARIETIES||85% of merlot, 10% of cabernet sauvignon, 5% of cabernet franc|
|AROMAS||Blackberry, blueberry, cherry, strawberry, woody, spices|
|FOOD AND WINE PAIRING||Ceps raviolis, Bresse poultry with morels|
|CLASSIFICATION||1er Grand Cru Classé B, Saint-Emilion|
|BOTTLE SIZE||75 CL|