Old and fascinating but a bit flabby. It may be a year or so past its prime.
External Reviews for Château Fonplégade Red Bordeaux Blend St. Émilion Grand Cru
This wine seems to be in the process of putting on some weight and texture. Dark ruby/purple, with a sweet nose of black cherries, currants, plums, earth, and licorice, the wine is medium-bodied, with a nice plush entry on the palate, adequate acidit... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 Fonplegade 750ml
The palate of this Merlot-based red Bordeaux is full of fresh tobacco, cherry, almond and a bit of leather - yes, think untreated leather. This is firmly structured with minerals and fresh fruit on the palate. Drinking well today but will continue to develop over time.