2013 Château de Fieuzal Pessac-Léognan Wine Tasting Note

2013 Château de Fieuzal  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Medium bodied, bright and crisp, nice on the earthy, red berry and tobacco nose, but starting to take on a tart, cranberry in the finish that suggests this should be consumed over the next few years, before it quickly fades from here.

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Medium bodied, forward, with a smoke, espresso bean, cherry tinged personality, the wine finishes with soft, red berries in an open style.

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With smoke, coffee, fennel and plum on the nose, this soft, open wine has round textures and will drink well in its youth. 88-90 Pts

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Chateau Fieuzal Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings

When to Drink Chateau de Fieuzal, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau de Fieuzal can be enjoyed on the young side with decanting. Young vintages can be decanted for an average of 1-2 hours, give or take. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Chateau de Fieuzal is usually better with at least 5-7 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character. Chateau de Fieuzal offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 9-17 years of age after the vintage.

Serving Chateau de Fieuzal, with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Chateau de Fieuzal is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift. The red wine of Chateau de Fieuzal is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes.

Chateau de Fieuzal is a perfect match with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta as well as cheese. The white wine of Chateau de Fieuzal is a perfect wine to serve with shellfish, sashimi, sushi, all types of seafood, chicken, veal and cheese. The white wine of Chateau de Fieuzal is a perfect wine to serve with shellfish, sashimi, sushi, all types of seafood, chicken, veal and cheese.

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