2020 Fonplegade Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JL 96 DC 95 JA 95 JD 95 WA 95 JS 94 VN 94 WE 93
JL 96

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2021

(94-96 points) Crushed rocks, currants, cherries, flowers, licorice, smoke, cocoa and espresso covers all the bases in the perfume. Elegant and edgy, silky, soft and mineral driven, the fruits show a beautiful purity...
DC 95

Decanter, May 2021

Beautiful aromatics, vibrant, full of clarity and bright fruit delivery. Plum, blueberry, bursting with juicy life. Keeps delivering on the palate also, sprightly and vibrant, and soaked in limestone, wet stone...
JA 95

janeanson.com, January 2023

Gorgeous, totally fulfilling its En Primeur promise. This has a mix of fresh, vibrant floral aromatics, with peony and raspberry leaf, set against concentrated plush damson plum and raspberry fruits with a kick of wet...
JD 95

jebdunnuck.com, May 2021

(JD 93-95 points) Emerging from a great hillside terroir on the Côte Pavie, the 2020 Château Fonplégade should be up there with the top vintages from this estate. Lots of cassis, blackberries, and earthy, violet notes...
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2021

(WA 93-95 points) Deep purple-black colored, the 2020 Fonplegade offers up notes of chocolate-covered cherries, mulberries and blackberry preserves, followed by hints of smoked meats, cinnamon toast and potpourri. The...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, December 2022

Attractive aromas of ripe black and blue fruit with crushed violets, walnut and dark chocolate. Some dried leaves, too. Medium- to full-bodied with a plush and supple palate that offers an array of ripe, racy tannins and...
VN 94

Vinous, February 2023

The 2020 Fonplégade is elegant, gracious and lifted, just as it was from barrel. Bright acids lend notable energy in this silky, nuanced Saint-Émilion. Crushed red berry fruit, cinnamon, mint and blood orange are all...
WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, April 2023

This dense wine has some serious tannins as well as layers of black fruits. Its acidity and freshness are impeccable giving finesse and a balance of fine acidity and structure. Drink from 2027. ROGER VOSS


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Closure Cork