|Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH||
65.50 CHF 750ml
|Premium Wine & Spirits||USD 89.99 $89.99 750ml|
Clos Fourtet Saint Émilion Premier Grand Cru 2008
External Reviews for Clos Fourtet Saint Émilion Premier Grand Cru
Big, ripe and rich, with smoky bacon flavors as well as sweet tannins. The wine feels generous, the tannins cushioned.
Schwarz-Rubinrot. Aromen von schwarzen Beeren, Rosen, Veilchen und Bitterschokolade. Im Mund reife, eingekochte Brombeere, Schwarzkirsche und schwarze Johannisbeere, ein wenig Teer. Das Holz passt gut zur massiven Frucht.
Deep purple. Fruit-driven aromas of ripe raspberry and blackberry, complicated by milk chocolate and a hint of leather. Fresh and fruity, with hints of licorice and cayenne pepper mingling with the red fruit flavors. Not especially concentrated but finishes floral and persistent. This property employs two of the keenest minds of the Right Bank as consultants, Stephane Derenoncourt and Jean-Claude Berrouet, and thus one can’t help but expect greatness to come.
Juicy, with a tasty mix of dark plum, crushed fig and blackberry fruit, followed by licorice, black tea and maduro tobacco. The long finish lets it all hang together nicely. Drink now through 2015.
The harvest ran from October 9-20, and the 2008 Clos Fourtet tips the scales at 13% natural alcohol. A blend of 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc, it exhibits an inky-purple color along with notes of pen ink, blackberry liqueur, and espresso roast, sensationally concentrated layers of pure black fruits, a full-bodied, powerful style, crisp acids, dense fruit, and ripe tannins. This brilliant 2008 may merit an even higher score after additional time in wood. It will evolve for 20–25 years.
Food Pairings for Clos Fourtet Saint Émilion Premier Grand Cru
Top Saint-Emilion Lists
Best Wine Deals
Brazilian Cuisine is Begging for WineCommented
Caduceus Chupacabra Merkin Vineyards (2013)Wishlisted
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Artemis (2012)Cellared
Terra Valentine Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District (2012)Cellared
Stag Leap Chardonnay Karia (2013)Cellared
Clos du Val Cabernetsauvignon (2012)Cellared
Beaulieu Vineyard Bv Tapestry (2011)Cellared
A Journey through LodiReplied
Hawkstone Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (2007)Cellared
Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District Solo (2006)Wishlisted