Red

2010 Château Fombrauge

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • St. Émilion Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 39

  • Slaz Likes this wine: (91 points)

    June 23, 2017 - Approachable with an hour of decanting, but tasted best (with layers of flavors and secondary notes) after 3+ hours of decanting.

  • primality Likes this wine: (93 points)

    June 11, 2017 - The intensity of this Right Bank Grand Cru is detected at first sight by the deep, brick red hue. The nose reveals enticing violets, kirsch liqueur, and rich chocolate. The merlot-driven palate stays true to the nose with sexy, bright red fruit. Not super-earthy, but this has rigid structure with quick-hitting attitude, gripping tannins, and satisfyingly warm acidity. The extra-long ganache, cranberry, red plum finish is the highlight. Great now, but this should get even better in a couple of years.

    4 people found this helpful Comment
  • Tim B from NJ Likes this wine: (90 points)

    May 28, 2017 - nose of coffee and dark fruits; cedar- full body but not overly complex. softer fruit tones, earthiness and smooth finish;

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • foyfrcs Likes this wine: (90 points)

    May 21, 2017 - Good nose. Chocolatey. Young, will improve, enjoyable.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Hoppert Likes this wine: (89 points)

    April 17, 2017 - This is a medium bodied Bordeaux that exhibits less earth and more fruit than your typical French version. However, it is also somewhat less balanced and too tart. Nevertheless, a good wine.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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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, 3344200002769, 3344200002981, 3344200003162, 3448821309907, 3453521210033, 370027462540, 3760188373675, 400002580201, 639737593815, 856649002000

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 68 (4%)
  • In Cellars 1,250 (79%)
  • Consumed 262 (17%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

cheese- tome chabrin - hard cheese- very good; delice de bourgogne- soft cheese; very good, patrijs "au foie gras", pelswild, pluimwild, rood vlees

Who Likes This Wine

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