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Château de Fontenil Fronsac En Primeur 2009

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Robert Parker says, "The 2009 Fontenil (95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon) displays a deep opaque purple color as well as notes of black raspberries, spring flowers, blueberries, and a hint of blackberries. Rich and full-bodied with admirable definition and precision, sweet tannin, and a long finish of over 35 seconds, it is a super effort as well as a big time sleeper of the vintage in 2009. Enjoy it over the next 10-15 years. These appear to be the finest wines the brilliant oenologists Dany and Michel Rolland have produced at Fontenil, their home estate."

Region: France » Bordeaux » Fronsac

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Robert Parker says, "The 2009 Fontenil (95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon) displays a deep opaque purple color as well as notes of black raspberries, spring flowers, blueberries, and a hint of blackberries. Rich and full-bodied with admirable definition and precision, sweet tannin, and a long finish of over 35 seconds, it is a super effort as well as a big time sleeper of the vintage in 2009. Enjoy it over the next 10-15 years. These appear to be the finest wines the brilliant oenologists Dany and Michel Rolland have produced at Fontenil, their home estate."

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