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Château Fougas

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2022
90
Cherries and spice open the wine. On the palate, the wine is supple, creamy and spicy, with nuances of crushed rocks and refreshing mint that comes in on the end of the finish. Drink from 2025-2036. 89-91 Pts.

Cherries and spice open the wine. On the palate, the wine is supple, creamy and spicy, with nuances of crushed rocks and refreshing mint that comes in on the end of the finish. Drink from 2025-2036. 89-91 Pts.

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2021
87
Red fruits, cedar, pepper and a plethora of minty herbs form the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, spice and fresh with earthy, peppery red fruits and spearmint on the backend. Drink from 2024-2031.

Red fruits, cedar, pepper and a plethora of minty herbs form the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, spice and fresh with earthy, peppery red fruits and spearmint on the backend. Drink from 2024-2031.

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2020
90
Fresh, spicy, meaty and round, the wine serves up its blend of savory, earthy, juicy fruit with ease, leaving you with a finish of dark, red fruits, peppery herbs, tobacco and forest leaf. 89-91 Pts

Fresh, spicy, meaty and round, the wine serves up its blend of savory, earthy, juicy fruit with ease, leaving you with a finish of dark, red fruits, peppery herbs, tobacco and forest leaf. 89-91 Pts

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2019
90
Flowers, spice, forest leaf and red fruits come through on the nose with ease. The wine is fresh, fruity, spicy and packed with loads of crunchy deep, red fruits, green olives and a touch of vanilla in the finish. Give it a year or two to soften. Drink from 2023-2033.

Flowers, spice, forest leaf and red fruits come through on the nose with ease. The wine is fresh, fruity, spicy and packed with loads of crunchy deep, red fruits, green olives and a touch of vanilla in the finish. Give it a year or two to soften. Drink from 2023-2033.

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2018
91
Spicy, meaty, black fruit, herbs, wet earth and tobacco on the nose, The wine is full-bodied, soft, round, and with an earthy, leafy essence to the fresh, sweet, dark berries.

Spicy, meaty, black fruit, herbs, wet earth and tobacco on the nose, The wine is full-bodied, soft, round, and with an earthy, leafy essence to the fresh, sweet, dark berries.

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The wine is full-bodied, and deep, letting the ripe plum, blackberry and earth sing out. Rich, sweet and fleshy, there is freshness in the end, giving the fruit its much-needed lift. 90-92 Pts

The wine is full-bodied, and deep, letting the ripe plum, blackberry and earth sing out. Rich, sweet and fleshy, there is freshness in the end, giving the fruit its much-needed lift. 90-92 Pts

1,644 Views   Tasted
2016
88
Medium bodied, fresh, bright and fruity, with spicy, meaty, dark fruits and a plummy, dusty textured finish. This is nice now, and will be even better in a few years.

Medium bodied, fresh, bright and fruity, with spicy, meaty, dark fruits and a plummy, dusty textured finish. This is nice now, and will be even better in a few years.

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Floral, with red and dark cherry, plum and licorice on the nose. The wine is medium/full bodied, fresh, earthy and bright.

Floral, with red and dark cherry, plum and licorice on the nose. The wine is medium/full bodied, fresh, earthy and bright.

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2015
90
Deep in color, with bitter chocolate, flowers, licorice and plums. Medium/full bodied, with soft, lush tannins and a fruity, dark chocolate finish.

Deep in color, with bitter chocolate, flowers, licorice and plums. Medium/full bodied, with soft, lush tannins and a fruity, dark chocolate finish.

1,969 Views   Tasted
2014
87
Early drinking, medium-bodied, soft, bright and fresh, with an earthy core of red fruits and espresso, this is already drinking well.

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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2012
87
Easy drinking, with roundness, sweet, black raspberry and chocolate, this is a nice, early drinker from the Cotes de Bourg.

Easy drinking, with roundness, sweet, black raspberry and chocolate, this is a nice, early drinker from the Cotes de Bourg.

2,105 Views   Tasted
2011
87
Sporting a new label, this organically farmed property is currently applying for biodynamic status. With soil that included blue and red clay along with limestone, the wine blends 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, the wine will be aged in 50% new oak. Licorice, spice and black cherry with soft textures and a black cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

Sporting a new label, this organically farmed property is currently applying for biodynamic status. With soil that included blue and red clay along with limestone, the wine blends 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, the wine will be aged in 50% new oak. Licorice, spice and black cherry with soft textures and a black cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

2,890 Views   Tasted
2010
88
Pleasant, easy drinking, forward, round, open, ripe style of wine that will be best in its youth.

Pleasant, easy drinking, forward, round, open, ripe style of wine that will be best in its youth.

3,574 Views   Tasted
2009
88
Earthy black cherries, smoke and black raspberries are easy to find in this concentrated, easy to like and already open, Bordeaux value wine.

Earthy black cherries, smoke and black raspberries are easy to find in this concentrated, easy to like and already open, Bordeaux value wine.

3,199 Views   Tasted
2005
88
Still going strong, fully mature, the wine offers a charming, rustic blast of cocoa, dark chocolate covered cherries and wet earth aromatic profile. There is lots of flesh and a nice sweetness to the earthy, dark, red berries.

Still going strong, fully mature, the wine offers a charming, rustic blast of cocoa, dark chocolate covered cherries and wet earth aromatic profile. There is lots of flesh and a nice sweetness to the earthy, dark, red berries.

2,848 Views   Tasted