2014 Château Fougas Maldoror Côtes de Bourg Wine Tasting Note


2014 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 87

Early drinking, medium-bodied, soft, bright and fresh, with an earthy core of red fruits and espresso, this is already drinking well.

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Fougas Maldoror Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings

When to Drink Chateau Fougas Maldoror, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau Fougas Maldoror needs an average of 1 hour or so in the decanter. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Chateau Fougas Maldoror is usually better with at least 1-3 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character. Chateau Fougas Maldoror offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 2-9 years of age after the vintage.

Serving Chateau Fougas Maldoror with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Chateau Fougas Maldoror is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Chateau Fougas Maldoror is best paired with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted braised and grilled dishes. Chateau Fougas Maldoror is also good when matched with Asian dishes, rich fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta.