2009 Fontenil Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • WA 92
  • JS 91
  • WS 91

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Reg: $34.94

$24.94

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WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2012
The basic Fontenil (95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon) has a deep bluish purple color and relatively hefty alcohol at 14.5% but it is not noticeable in this full-bodied layered opulent wine with lots of black raspberry... The basic Fontenil (95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon) has a deep bluish purple color and relatively hefty alcohol at 14.5% but it is not noticeable in this full-bodied layered opulent wine with lots of black raspberry fruit intermixed with some blueberries and crushed rock. Both of these wines have a good 10-15 years of potential in a fine cellar.
JS 91
jamessuckling.com, February 2012
Attractive blackberry and mineral aromas and flavors follow though to a full body with well-integrated tannins and a medium finish. Try in 2016.
WS 91
Wine Spectator, March 2012
This has ample flesh with a mouthfilling feel to the linzer torte blackberry confiture and spice notes all backed by sweet tobacco and fresh acidity on the finish. Very solid. Drink now through 2019. -JM
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Fronsac
Vintage 2009