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Cap de Faugeres 2009

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"The relatively new proprietor, Silvio Denz, has made his finest wine to date from this Cotes de Castillon property. A blend of 85% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon that came in at 14% natural alcohol, it is a full-bodied, super-concentrated effort displaying excellent purity as well as lots of minerality and floral notes imbedded in black and blue fruits. The oak is totally masked, the tannins are prominent but sweet, and the wine is fresh and precise. A sleeper of the vintage...90-92" WA 04/10

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Winery: Faugeres
Color: Red
Variety: Bordeaux Blend
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External Reviews for Cap de Faugeres

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/05/2012

The 2009 is possibly the best Cap de Faugeres yet made, a sleeper of the vintage, and a realistically priced one at that. A blend of 85% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon that hit 14% natural alcohol, the wine displays loads o... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Cap de Faugeres 1500ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/14/2012

This is pretty, earthy and spicy, with blueberry and blackberry character. Full body, with polished tannins and a lively finish. The dried citrus fruit really comes through here. Better in 2015, but so delicious now. James Suckling. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Cap de Faugeres 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

The relatively new proprietor, Silvio Denz, has made his finest wine to date from this Cotes de Castillon property. A blend of 85% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon that came in at 14% natural alcohol, it is a full-bodied, sup... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Cap de Faugeres 375ml



"The relatively new proprietor, Silvio Denz, has made his finest wine to date from this Cotes de Castillon property. A blend of 85% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon that came in at 14% natural alcohol, it is a full-bodied, super-concentrated effort displaying excellent purity as well as lots of minerality and floral notes imbedded in black and blue fruits. The oak is totally masked, the tannins are prominent but sweet, and the wine is fresh and precise. A sleeper of the vintage...90-92" WA 04/10

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