Château la Vieille Cure Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac 2001
Three and a half glasses
External Reviews for Château la Vieille Cure Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac
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.
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
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
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