2018 Fonbadet Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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VN 94 JD 92 JL 92 DC 91 JS 91 WA 91
VN 94

Vinous, March 2021

The 2018 Fonbadet is superb. Classically elegant and refined, the 2018 graces the palate with exquisite finesse right out of the gate. Red berry, floral, blood orange and minty flavors convey freshness as the 2018 opens...
JD 92

jebdunnuck.com, March 2021

(92+ points) The 2018 Château Fonbadet is a Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated blend that includes 25% Merlot, all brought up in 50% new French oak. It has a closed, tight, yet promising style that carries lots of darker berry...
JL 92

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2021

Flowers, smoke, licorice, thyme, tobacco and red fruits are readily available. Full-bodied, with layers of ripe, juicy, sweet cassis, cigar wrapper and cedar, round tannins and a juicy finish. Read more...
DC 91

Decanter, April 2019

This really is a successful Fonbadet full of rich dark liquorice that feels extremely typical of the appellation. The tannins are present but not rustic with a sense of vibrancy and uplift through the finish alongside a...
JS 91

jamessuckling.com, March 2021

Aromas of dark fruit, herbs and some sandalwood. It’s full-bodied with firm, fine tannins. Savory ending. A little in reserve and tight now. Try after 2024.
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

(91+ points) A blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Merlot and aged in 50% new oak, the deep garnet-purple colored 2018 Fonbadet rolls effortless out of the glass with evocative scents of stewed black plums...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pauillac
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork