Chateau Fourcas Dupre Listrac Medoc 2017
Chateau Fourcas Dupre took its name in 1843, when Maître Jean Antoine Dupré became the owner. Since 1970, the Pages family has maintained the same state of mind: meticulousness, know-how and passion.
Indeed, it costs a very strong qualitative requirement so that Château Fourcas Dupré has an excellent international press. Most of all, the biggest international critics and many amateurs all over the world love this wine.
The appelation is Listrac-Médoc.
Then, Pyrenean Graves (80%) compose the terroir of Château Fourcas Dupré. It gives its minerality, elegance and complexity to the wine. Soil work is based on moderate maceration and extraction favoring complexity and elegance to power. A large selection work is then carried out on each press individually aged in barrels and only used to perfect the balance of the wine. The vineyard of Château Fourcas Dupré sits on a culminating point of the Médoc (shared with Ch. Fonréaud). It displays ambitions at the height of its terroir for the years to come.
Grape Varieties: 47 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 52 % Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot
Tasting Notes: At first, Chateau Fourcas Dupre has a remarquable ability to age and has a very defined style. Then you will enjoy intense fruit, minerality (earthiness), complexity, spices, roasted and cedar notes.
Overall, the wine making clearly focus on balance and elegance, which is considered to be in total harmony with the terroir of Fourcas Dupré.