Red

2010 Château Fombrauge

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • St. Émilion Grand Cru
Drink between 2016 - 2027 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 27

  • FlyinI wrote: (91 points)

    June 11, 2016 - Thick, inky, deep purple with sour cherry and cocoa notes. Will benefit with more time but getting close to its window.

  • Gruner40 Likes this wine: (92 points)

    June 10, 2016 - very good wine, poured only 15-20 minutes before drinking and very approachable. For $30-$35 hard to beat the quality especially for 2010 vintage

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • wineotim Likes this wine: (92 points)

    May 10, 2016 - This bottle was not as complex as previous ones but it was still so pleasantly balanced, tannic, firm and full bodied. I loved it.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Life At Your Leisure wrote: (92 points)

    February 19, 2016 - Deep ruby color turning violet at the rim with a thin transparent edge. The bouquet is profusely perfumed with potpourri, dried meat, red and dark berries, and scorched cedar. The palate is full-bodied, light on its feet with an attractive gripping texture coming from the wood. Flavors of red cherry, raspberry, red licorice, smoke, cowhide leather, clove, and black peppercorns. Balanced, meaty, sumptuous. Drink now until 2025. 92+

    3 people found this helpful Comments (1)
  • Ormiston Manor Likes this wine: (88 points)

    January 29, 2016 - The Cabernet Franc and Merlot added a nice soft touch to this inky purple wine that really softened with standing. Whilst this was a very nice wine, at $60 a bottle I could find much better in Australia for the same price.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    11/11/2013 (link) 91 points

    (Château Fombrauge) Very dark red violet color; ripe red currant, tart berry, baked raspberry nose; tasty, ripe, baked raspberry, ripe red currant, berry palate; needs 1-2 years; medium-plus finish (80% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon; 14.6% alcohol; 3.57 pH; .4 grams RS)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Fombrauge
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation St. Émilion Grand Cru
  • UPC Codes 3344200002752, 3448821309907, 3453521210033, 3760188373675, 400002580201, 639737593815

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 96 (8%)
  • In Cellars 1,032 (83%)
  • Consumed 111 (9%)

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