Château la Vieille Cure. Fronsac Cabernet Franc France Bordeaux Fronsac Château la Vieille Cure Red 2001

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Soft tannins, full body and a big, mouthfilling texture. Nice spectrum of youthful flavors, with morello cherries and...

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Petrocks Wine and Liquors
Hillborough, NJ (2,500 mi)
USD 51.39
1500ml
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Notes of Cab Franc shine against the dominant Merlot in this Bordelaise red. Deep cocoa and dark vanilla merge with dried cassis and currants steep... Read more

Over recent years, La Vieille Cure has become one of the leading estates of Fronsac. Its style is one of opulence, complexity, and sexy, up-front f... Read more

Dark ruby at the core, with a bright scarlet rim. Initially the nose is closed but with an hour of air really blossoms into something nice. Chocola... Read more

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User Reviews for Château la Vieille Cure. Fronsac Cabernet Franc France Bordeaux Fronsac Château la Vieille Cure Red

External Reviews for Château la Vieille Cure. Fronsac Cabernet Franc France Bordeaux Fronsac Château la Vieille Cure Red

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
09/28/2011

Notes of Cab Franc shine against the dominant Merlot in this Bordelaise red. Deep cocoa and dark vanilla merge with dried cassis and currants steeped in incense. This evolving red has has a fleshy texture, ripe tannins and balanced acidity. A wine for a classic steak bordelaise.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/20/2010

Over recent years, La Vieille Cure has become one of the leading estates of Fronsac. Its style is one of opulence, complexity, and sexy, up-front fruit, but with enough tannin and structure to age for a decade. The 2001 is a worthy successor to their... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 La Vieille Cure 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/28/2011

Dark ruby at the core, with a bright scarlet rim. Initially the nose is closed but with an hour of air really blossoms into something nice. Chocolate covered cherry, cola, cedar and damp earth. On the palate silky and smooth, with classic Right Bank ... John Sweeney. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 La Vieille Cure 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/05/2011

Very dark in color, almost black and completely opaque. This vivacious Bordeaux is showing a noseful of fruit and complex, secondary notes that come from bottle age. Black currant and anise, along with earthier notes of forest floor and mushroom foll... Dean Alexander. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 La Vieille Cure 1500ml


Ratings & Tags for Château la Vieille Cure. Fronsac Cabernet Franc France Bordeaux Fronsac Château la Vieille Cure Red

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07/08/2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Soft tannins, full body and a big, mouthfilling texture. Nice spectrum of youthful flavors, with morello cherries and plums.

Soft tannins, full body and a big, mouthfilling texture. Nice spectrum of youthful flavors, with morello cherries and plums.

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