2008 Fonplegade Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, February 2019

From a great terroir just east of Pavie, the 2008 Château Fonplegade is a blend of 91% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, and the balance Cabernet Sauvignon. This deep ruby/plum-colored effort offers lots of blackcurrants...
WA 93

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2011

A major sleeper of the vintage the 2008 offers fabulous aromas and flavors of black currants black cherries loamy soil graphite and earth. Dense and supple textured with abundant fat and concentration in its medium to...
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, October 2016

This is racy and fresh with blueberries, minerals and bright acidity. Better wood use. Full body, super integrated oak and long finish. Harmonious. Shows a marked improvement. Drink now.
WE 92

Wine Enthusiast, December 2009

(90-92 points) Barrel sample. Very jammy fruit, where the sweetness seems to dominate. It is accessible, the tannins open, opulent, with a ripe structure. It works though, as a rich wine. ROGER VOSS
JL 91

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2018

Truffles pop up first before you move to the smoky, red fruits and spice scents. On the palate the wine is medium/full bodied, and moves from sweet, bright, red fruits to darker red berries and back to the tart side of...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2008
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 15%
Closure Cork