Château Fonplégade
 

As the old Roman paths above our vineyard attest, wine grapes have been grown at Fonplégade for centuries. In 1852, Jean-Pierre Beylot purchased the property and built the actual mansion house as well as the surroundings buildings. A few purchases, inheritances and years later, the property became the way it is now : 45 acres all in one block.

Château Fonplégade is ideally situated on the south hillside of Saint-Emilion.

Surface area : 18.5 hectares (45 acres)

Soil type : Plateau of limestone and downhill of clay and limestone

Wine varieties : 90% merlot,10% cabernet franc

Average age of vines : 30 years

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