Red

2006 Château Ferrière

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • Margaux
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Community Tasting Notes 21

  • Brussels 1049 wrote: 83 points

    January 27, 2019 - Consistent with my earlier note, rather light, drying out on palate, something of a disappointment for the vintage and classification of wine. if tasted blind I would never have guessed this was a classed growth.

  • Brussels 1049 wrote: 85 points

    June 3, 2018 - Still quite a deep colour. Cedary, high-toned nose (for which it was much praised in the 2006 en primeur campaign). Smooth but rather dry on the palate, there is not much fruit forthcoming and beyond a hint of liquorice, little in the way of complexity. It opened up a little over the course of dinner, but I don't think this will improve with keeping, so in the context of the vintage and classification of the wine, rather disappointing.

  • Weston3220 wrote:

    November 20, 2016 - Aroma: floral, graphite, fruity
    Taste: juicy fruity with dry tannins, with a thinning finish

    Conc: enjoyable at 10years and still youthful but don't see a lot of structure for long term

  • pcarmich Likes this wine: 89 points

    November 4, 2016 - The nose is fairly discreet, with notes of red currants. The palate is a bit more interesting, with notes of peppers, red currants, and a rhubarb finish. Acidity dominates the soft tannins on the finish as well, which is a bit surprising given the predominance of cabernet sauvignon in the blend. This may be an indication of a slightly inferior vintage?

  • pavel_p Likes this wine: 91 points

    December 1, 2015 - Off restaurant list in Moscow. Slightly embarrassed to see that I had this wine only 3 months ago in Zurich but had forgotten about it. At least my tasting notes happen to be fairly consistent: Still fairly primary Bdx but at the same time soft and open without the rough tannic edges some of the 06 had in their youth. Dark fruit, pencil lead, spices. Very nice and good QPR.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2010 (link) 15.5+ points

    (Chateau Ferrière (Margaux)) An appealing presence of fruit, nicely defined, fresh, bright, with an ever-so-slightly crystalline character. Clean and just a little smoky. The substance of the wine has a slightly soft character, with a supple substance. There is nice tannin, good acidity, just not the vigour of some of the better wines, should come together to drink well, though.

  • By Chris Kissack
    October 2008 (link) 15.5+ points

    (Chateau Ferrière Margaux) Fresh and bright, with summer berry fruits here, presented in a clean and attractive fashion. Rather soft and low impact on entry, elegant and supple. It has fairly firm tannins evident in the midpalate, but there is a quite harmonious feel to it otherwise. Good.

  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2007 (link) (16-17) points

    (Chateau Ferrière Margaux) Quite open an evocative, deep fruit, nutty, lots of style here. Nicely rounded character, soft and plump, with a decent peppery acidity. A ripe grip too. This is deeper and more interesting than many wines here today. Good style, and another success for Clare Villars.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Ferrière
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Médoc
  • Appellation Margaux
  • UPC Codes 2453584147858, 3453521147858, 639737585421

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  • Pending Delivery 30 (6%)
  • In Cellars 376 (73%)
  • Consumed 109 (21%)

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