2001 Feytit Clinet Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2003
Long made by the Jean-Pierre Moueix team under a 30-year farming contract which expired after 2000 the owners the Chasseuil family have taken back complete management of this estate located between Trotanoy and Latour a... Long made by the Jean-Pierre Moueix team under a 30-year farming contract which expired after 2000 the owners the Chasseuil family have taken back complete management of this estate located between Trotanoy and Latour a Pomerol and planted with 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The result is the 2001 which is undoubtedly the most improved Feytit-Clinet I have ever tasted. A breakthrough effort for this estate the dense ruby-purple colored 2001 boasts aromas of licorice blackberries and sweet cherry fruit intermixed with smoke iron and mineral notes. The wine is dense and medium to full-bodied with an opulent texture ripe tannin and a long concentrated finish. Produced from younger vines and lower yields (34 hectoliters per hectare) with more leaf-pulling and crop-thinning as well as a 4-5 week maceration period the 2001 is splendid. This is a sleeper of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2020.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2001