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Chateau Fontenil 2010 Fronsac

Profound garnet robe. Nose with hints of exotic oak like a handsome and retiring chap with warmth that is completely meridional, yet it retains its Bordeaux accent ... Plenty of sucrosity on the attack with powerful and superb tannins and ample and generous fruit on the palate, lovely vivacity on the finish, which is still slightly held in check, but when the time comes and the horses are allowed free rein, this carriage will go a long way...

 Producer Chateau Fontenil
 Region Fronsac
 Country France
 Varietals MerlotCabernet Sauvignon
 Alcohol 13.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2010

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About the Producer

Chateau Fontenil

Chateau Fontenil

Bordeaux, Gironde, France Bordeaux, Gironde, France

Since 1986, Dany and Michel Rolland achieved to make Fontenil a real reference in terms of "cru". It's during 25 years, and it's for them the opportunity to bend over these 25 vintages which follow each other but not necessarily alike. A real radioscopy of a quarter of century of Life...

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