Château Fontenil Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac 2011

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from 2003, a good, not great Bordeaux year, and you will lap up a bold, sweet, plummy, spicy, oak-influenced claret, whose ripe, young, crunchy fru... Read more

Strong creme de cassis on the nose. Also, raspberry, wet stones and flowers. Medium to full bodied on the palate. Flavors match the aromas. Cre... Read more

old, obscure scoring method: (3.5/3/2/3) [5/17/13=35+/-5 out of 50?] Read more

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Snooth User: RobertoPatriarca
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2003 07/30/2009

from 2003, a good, not great Bordeaux year, and you will lap up a bold, sweet, plummy, spicy, oak-influenced claret, whose ripe, young, crunchy fruit will go down well with Christmas food and win it many festive fans


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2000 09/07/2010

Strong creme de cassis on the nose. Also, raspberry, wet stones and flowers. Medium to full bodied on the palate. Flavors match the aromas. Creamy red and black berry and currants. Rich and decadent. - Tasted at Marché Bacchus 9/4/10


Snooth User: mistersplice
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2000 02/21/2011

old, obscure scoring method: (3.5/3/2/3) [5/17/13=35+/-5 out of 50?]


External Reviews for Château Fontenil Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac

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Vintage: 2009 05/21/2010

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Fontenil 750ml


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Vintage: 2009 01/03/2013

Attractive blackberry and mineral aromas and flavors, follow though to a full body, with well-integrated tannins and a medium finish. Try in 2016. James Suckling. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Fontenil 750ml


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Vintage: 2009 03/01/2012

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,... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Fontenil 750ml


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Vintage: 2009 08/05/2010

Shows lots of blueberry, with a minerally undertone. Full-bodied, with superintegrated tannins and a long, long finish. Juicy and gorgeous, with a serious backbone of tannins. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Fontenil 750ml


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Vintage: 2006 09/23/2010

One of the superstars of this appellation, the 2006 Fontenil (the home estate of Dany and Michel Rolland) exhibits a dense ruby/purple color followed by noteworthy aromas of crushed rocks, flowers, bl... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Fontenil 5000ml


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Vintage: 2004 04/01/2008

Fontenil Fronsac


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2004 01/24/2008

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