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Château Les Tonnelles
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Château Les Tonnelles - Fronsac

Château Les Tonnelles has stayed in the same family since its very beginning, in 1892. The vineyards soak up the sun's rays on a slope overlooking the Dordogne river. The estate is located in the heart of the Fronsac appellation.
Deep ruby in colour, with a pronounced fruity (blackcurrant and red-currant) bouquet and aromas of prune, chocolate and spices. Château Les Tonnelles is quite tannic, but is nevertheless well-balanced and has a long, soft, fruity aftertaste.

Technical Sheet
Technical Sheet
Nom Château Les Tonnelles
Appellation Fronsac
Vineyard size
8 hectares
Grape varieties
80% merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil Structure
limestone and clay
5000 vines/hectares
by hand
concrete vats, traditional temperature control methods; time on the skins : 15 days.