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Château Fourcas-Borie

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2018 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 90

A solid Bordeaux value year after year, here you find a nice gulp of ripe, dark, cherries, round textures, hints of licorice and a splash of cocoa. The wine is soft, medium bodied and can be enjoyed on release. 89-91 Pts

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2017 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 90

Plums, licorice and herbs create the center of the wine. A touch of oak intermingled with bright plums and more licorice capped by red fruits on both the soft-textured palate and in the finish. You will not find a better value from Medoc.

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2016 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 89

Ripe black cherry and wild strawberry aromatics, lush, silky tannins, medium bodied, and with a supple, fresh, plum and cocoa note in the finish.

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2015 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 89

With fresh dark cherries, thyme and a hint of cocoa on the nose, the medium bodied wine is soft, fresh and forward with loads of dark chocolate, sweet, plums and spice in the open, easy drinking finish. 88-90 Pts

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2014 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 89

With licorice, chocolate and boysenberry on the nose, this wine has good color and soft, sweet notes of ripe, round, spicy fruits. It is hard to find a better Medoc wine for this small amount of money. 88-90 Pts

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2013 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 86

Easy to like and to drink, the wine showcases polished textures and notes of black cherry, licorice and earth. This is not a wine for aging—drink it in its youth. 85-87 Pts

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2012 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 87

Formerly sold under the name of Fourcas Dumont is from Bruno Borie of Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou. From a Merlot-dominated blend, licorice, black cherry and jam notes are in the forefront. Light and forward in style, this is an easy-to-drink, crowd-pleasing style of wine that should drink well on release. The wine is a blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and is aging in 30% new, French oak barrels. 86-88 Pts

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2011 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 87

Easy drinking, forward styled Medoc, with a good nose, palate presence and it sells for a fair price. Uncomplicated and already open, this is a wine to drink over the 5 few years. The wine was produced from a blend of 70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Petit Verdot.

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2010 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 90

Fourcas Borie opens with cassis, spice and dark berry aromas. Round, filled with charm and pleasing to the wallet, this will be one of the top value wines from the Medoc in this expensive 2010 Bordeaux vintage. The wine was produced from a blend of 75% Merlot, 15% Petit Verdot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.

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The second vintage of Fourcas Borie, which was formerly sold under the name of Fourcas Dumont is from Bruno Borie of Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou. Filled with juicy ripe, spicy cassis, blackberry and earth, this charming, crowd pleasing wine will offer a lot of bang for the buck in the under $20 category. 88-90 Pts

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2009 Château Fourcas-Borie  (Listrac-Médoc) 90

Licorice, boysenberry, milk chocolate and cherry, medium bodied, with an open, soft, lush personality that drank well the day it was released. This is an outstanding Bordeaux value wine. The wine was produced from a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Petit Verdot. For close to $20, it's going to be hard to find a better wine!

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