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Chateau Le Cygne de Fonreaud 2010
Bordeaux - France
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  • S$71.00

Wine Type: White Wine
Grape Variety: 65 % Sauvignon Blanc, 20 % Semillon & 15 % Muscadelle
Vintage: 2010
Aging Potential: Drink now
Serving Temperature: 9-12 °C
Alcohol Level: 12.5%

Country: France
Region: Bordeaux

Created at the beginning of the century by the Viscountess de Coulogne, the white wine vineyard of Château Fonréaud already produced a well-known dry white wine at that time. Christened “Le Cygne” (the swan), the emblem of the family who built the château, it bore the name of a bird, like “Le Merle Blanc” (the white blackbird) of Château Clark and “La Mouette”, (the seagull) of Château Lestage. At the end of the 1950s, weather conditions and the economic crisis led to the disappearance of these white grapevines. In 1989 we set about renewing with tradition and this little vineyard was brought back to life
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