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2009 Château de la Rivière
Red Bordeaux Blend
Community Tasting Notes 13
pgb67 wrote: (89 points)
July 6, 2016 - These 2009 Bordeauxs are rocking it for me ... seems like an excellent early drinking vintage especially at the less expensive end of the spectrum. Dark fruits, vanilla, baking spice.
derekjohn Likes this wine: (88 points)
December 6, 2015 - Very good, cheapish, Bordeaux. Youthful purple-red probably indicating that this wine will be better in 3 - 5 years. On the nose: dry, plum, sweet cigar cedar box, dried meat (bresaola). Still a bit tannic but sweet leather, at the back spice (cinnamon), quite peppery. Good with food. Lingers.
maxima wrote: (87 points)
November 16, 2015 - Pas méchant mais le vin semble déjà à point, cuir, anis et chanpignons.
On ne tardera pas avec les autres!
jskuek Likes this wine: (90 points)
June 21, 2015 - Full bodied, great value with some tobacco, coffee, med+ finishing.
neilemc Likes this wine: (90 points)
May 18, 2015 - Inky dark ruby rimmed color. Complex nose of earthy spice, berry liqueur, coffee and oak, with secondary vanilla and licorice. Not quite as intense palate - dark chocolate and dark roast, baking spice, plums, and fine sweet tannins. Delicious and good value!
Pro Reviews 1
By Jancis Robinson, MW
(Ch de la Rivière Fronsac Red) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2009
- Type Red
- Producer Château de la Rivière
- Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Bordeaux
- SubRegion Libournais
- Appellation Fronsac
- UPC Code 714153113493
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 146 (76%)
- Consumed 46 (24%)
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