Chateau Fontenil 2016
James Suckling
Wine Spectator
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Chateau Fontenil 2016

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Product description

The improbable vintage! An almost perfect climatic sequence. Harvests in very good conditions, with fine grapes from north to south. This is undoubtedly the most accomplished vintage since 2009 and 2010. Behind a dark purple colour, exuberant aromas of wood, red fruits, black cherry, raspberry, and mocha. The wine is opulent on the palate, still in power and the tannins are present but without firmness.

93 Points - Wine Spectator

Sleek in feel, with racy acidity pulling the raspberry and plum fruit along from the get-go. The chalky minerality is well-embedded in the finish. Solid.

93 Points - James Suckling

Extraordinarily aromatic and bright with raspberry, currant and dried-flower character. Full-bodied, yet soft and velvety with a flavorful finish. Already gorgeous.