Chateau Fonties produces an engaging wine, bright red in colour with a bouquet of fruity jelly-redcurrant, Grenache and raspberry-together with mild spice. On the palate, the wine is fresh and airy with a long finish. Served at 18-20̴́C, Chateau Fonties goes wonderfully well with red meat, game, dishes in sauce or cheese.
50% Grenache, 25% Carignan 25% Syrah from the foot of the Alaric mountain to the west of the Corbières appellation, bordering two major climate systems, Oceanic and Mediterranean.
Harvesting, stemming, pre-fermentation maceration, "remontage" extraction, fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25° maximum. Presses are separated. Maturation on lees in casks.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
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Shipping is a flat $7.95 per order to any MAINLAND New Zealand address. Other NZ Island addresses (Waiheke, Stewart etc) are quoted at cost. We do not ship outside of New Zealand. We estimate delivery to be up to 3-4 working days for urban NZ addresses, and up to 5 working days for rural delivery. Offshore islands can take longer still. We are unable to deliver to PO Boxes. Delivery is via NZ Couriers.