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Château Fougas

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2020 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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

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2016 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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.

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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.

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 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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.

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2011 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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

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2010 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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.

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2009 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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.

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2005 Château Fougas Maldoror  (Côtes de Bourg) 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.

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