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Château de Fieuzal Red Bordeaux Blend Pessac-Léognan 2008

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Château de Fieuzal:
Château de Fieuzal is a Bordeaux wine from the Pessac-Léognan appellation, ranked among the Premiers Crus for red wine in the Classification of Graves wine of 1953 and 1959, though the estate also produces a dry white wine which was not classified.[1] The winery and vineyards are located south of the city of Bordeaux, in the commune of Léognan. The vineyard area consists of 48 hectares, 39 hect... Read more
Château de Fieuzal is a Bordeaux wine from the Pessac-Léognan appellation, ranked among the Premiers Crus for red wine in the Classification of Graves wine of 1953 and 1959, though the estate also produces a dry white wine which was not classified.[1] The winery and vineyards are located south of the city of Bordeaux, in the commune of Léognan. The vineyard area consists of 48 hectares, 39 hectares of red vines consisting of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon with 33% Merlot, 4.5% Cabernet Franc and 2.5% Petit Verdot, and 9 hectares of white with equal amounts of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Of the Grand vin Château de Fieuzal and the second wine L'Abeille de Fieuzal there is typically a total annual production of 13,000 cases of red wine and 4,000 of dry white. Read less

External Reviews for Château de Fieuzal Red Bordeaux Blend Pessac-Léognan

External Review
Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
03/18/2013

Bordeaux, FranceChateau de Fieuzal Pessac-Leognan is a classic red wine gem from the beautiful 2008 vintage in Bordeaux. Owned since 2001 by the family of Lochlann Quinn, the Fieuzal estate covers 75 hectares of vines, including 10 hectares planted to white varietals. Red vines planted are 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot. The world's leading wine critics all love this wine, and so do we! Robert Parker scored the wine 92 points, calling it "a big time sleeper of the vintage and a terrific success." Wine Spectator and Tanzer both rated it 90 points.Chateau de Fieuzal Pessac-Leognan is bright ruby red in color with aromas of blackberry, plum, spice cake, graphite and tobacco. Medium-full in body with excellent structure and silky tannins, this Bordeaux offers rich flavors of plums, blackberries, cassis and spice. It is beautifully balanced to be enjoyed now and over the next 12-15 years. The wine is long and smooth on the finish.Enjoy Chateau de Fieuzal Pessac-Leognan with roast duck, grilled steak, ratatouille, and aged cheeses.



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