When you run Bordeaux first-growth Château Latour, you're a busy person. Throw in additional vineyards there, a domaine in Burgundy and Château-Grillet in the Rhône, and you probably don't have a minute to spare. So far Frédéric Engerer has proven up to task, with his combination of intensity and energy.
But still, everyone needs a little down time. So what did Engerer do? He bought a fixer-upper in the Rhône, of course. Domaine Fontbonau is his personal project.