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Chateau l’Isle Fort Bordeaux Superieur Wine

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Chateau l’Isle Fort Bordeaux Superieur, Bordeaux Wine producer profile, with wine tasting notes, wine ratings, a history of the property, information on wine making and terroir, along with wine tasting reviews. If you want to read about other important, Bordeaux Chateaux: Links to all Bordeaux Wine Producer Profiles

Chateau l’Isle Fort does not have much of a history in the Bordeaux regions. In fact it only dates back to 2000. That is the year Sylvie Douce and François Jeantet took over the property. At the time of the purchase, the estate was in serious need of restoration, renovations and replanting. Once they began to completely renovate the chateau, cellars and Bordeaux vineyard, they brought in the experienced team of Stephane Derenoncourt to consult on the vineyard management and wine making for the estate.

The ​​7.5 hectare, Right Bank vineyard of Chateau l’Isle Fort is planted to 58% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Franc and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon. The vsouth facing ineyard is planted to a vine density of 6,500 vines per hectare. The terroir is clay, limestone and sandy clay soils. Vinification takes place in vat. The grapes are whole berry fermented. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel. The wine of Chateau l’Isle Fort is aged in 40% new, French oak barrels for 12 months. There is a second wine, La Chapelle de l’Isle.

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Wine Tasting Notes

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  1. 2013 Domaine de l'Isle Fort

    1. Blending 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is approachable with a sweet, black cherry sensation with hints of bitter chocolate. 84-86 Pts

      85 points - Tasted
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  2. 2012 Domaine de l'Isle Fort

    1. 50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon produced a medium-bodied wine with black and red fruits complicated by fresh herbs. 86-89 Pts

      88 points - Tasted
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  3. 2011 Domaine de l'Isle Fort

    1. From 50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.8% alcohol. Coffee, earth, black cherry, medium body, round textures and a fresh, easy-to-like spice-filled cherry finish are found in this wine. 87-88 Pts

      88 points - Tasted
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  4. 2009 Domaine de l'Isle Fort

    1. Aromas of spicy red and black fruit open to a medium bodied Bordeaux Superieur wine with soft textures that ends with a sweet black raspberry jam filled finish.

      87 points - Tasted
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