2011 Fonplegade Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 6L
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JS 92

jamessuckling.com, February 2014

Shows serious concentration of fruit for the vintage, with a medium to full body, fine tannins and a juicy finish. Beautiful, pure fruit, with licorice and berries. Needs a few years to come together: try in 2017
WS 92

Wine Spectator, April 2012

A bold modern style with overt spice aromatics and mouthfilling blueberry compote plum sauce and fig paste flavors. Dark anise and graphite fill in on the finish. Not shy but pulls it off.-J.M.
WS 90

Wine Spectator, January 2017

Slightly taut, but the notes of cassis and blackberry preserves stay persistent. Shows some anise and singed spice details, but the woodsy feel of the earlier vintages is much less evident here. Good length and...
WA 89

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2014

The resurrection and rebound in quality of Fonplegade under the Adams family of America, who hired consulting oenologist Michel Rolland, has been remarkable. The 2011 continues to provide convincing evidence of their...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2011
Size 6L
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Crown Seal