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Frontera Merlot 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

Delicate floral notes and white peach, honeysuckle blossom, and layers of lychee conspire which is balanced with good acid on the palate.

External Reviews for Frontera Merlot

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/22/2012

A supple red, with charming cherry and plum perfume notes. Theres good focus to the cassis and blackberry fruit, which is backed by a stylish finish. Tasted non-blind.-J.M. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Le Petit Mouton 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/12/2012

Licorice, mineral and currant aromas follow through to a medium-to-full body, with fine tannins and a mineral and currant aftertaste. Quite chewy. Best after 2011. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Le Petit Mouton 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/03/2013

Aromas of smoke, bacon and ripe fruits, follow through to a full body, with lots of blackberries and bramble berries. Velvety tannins, with lovely intensity and balance. Gorgeous wine. Second wine of Mouton-Rothschild. 63% Cabernet Sauvignon. 22% Mer... James Suckling. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Le Petit Mouton 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

Attractive blackberry and toasted oak, with plenty of tar and licorice on the nose and palate. Full-bodied, with good fruit and ripe tannins, but slightly hollow in the center palate. Second wine of Mouton. Seems better than the 2006. Score range: 85... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2007 Le Petit Mouton 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/06/2011

This is really exceptional with beautiful chocolate and blackberry character. It's full and velvety with gorgeous ripe tannins. Loving this. Wonderful richness and length. James Suckling. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Le Petit Mouton 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

The second wine, Le Petit Mouton, continues to go from strength to strength. The 2008, a blend of 94% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Merlot, represents 24% of the production. Notes of incense, graphite, and black currants are followed by a wine with sweet... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Le Petit Mouton 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Barrel sample. Smooth opulent tannins lend a velvety texture. This wine shows weight and spice with potential power. Wine Enthusiast.


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Delicate floral notes and white peach, honeysuckle blossom, and layers of lychee conspire which is balanced with good acid on the palate.

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