Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon
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, Château Faugères. Producing wine that is the equal of many St. Emilion Grand Crus, Both properties are owned by Corinne and Peby Guissez, with Cap de Faugères . The estate consists of 26 hectares of vineyards planted with Merlot (50%), Cabernet Franc (38%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (12%). Recently there has been extensive investment in cellar equipment and the wines are vinified using state of the art technology. They are then matured in small oak barriques (50% new) for 12-15 months.
What The Critics Say
91/100 James Suckling
"Lovely aromas of dark berries and red currants with dried flowers and a pleasant gamey note. Super polished and focused with lovely acidity and red fruit character. Drink now."
16.5/20 JancisRobinson.com, Jancis Robinson
"Neat, intense, forward nose with good balance and drive. Dense and complete. Good fruit and tannin balance. Much more attractive than many St-Émilions." Drink 2018 - 2026
16/20 Decanter, James Lawther
"Dark fruit – cherry notes. Juicy and ripe on the palate. Tannins present on the finish but polished." Drink 2018 - 2022
We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.
If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.