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CHATEAU FONPLEGADE 2009 1.5L

CHATEAU FONPLEGADE 2009 1.5L

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A pure moment of emotion during this tasting: we seldom find a vintage in perpetual evolution in the glass like this one.

ADDITIONAL FORMATS AVAILABLE:

    CHATEAU FONPLEGADE 2009 750ml

    CHATEAU FONPLEGADE 2009 375ml

 

TECHNICAL SHEET FOR DOWNLOAD

Chateau Fonplégade Technical Sheet – 2009 DOWNLOAD
 

Wine Specs

Vintage 2009
Varietal 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
Appellation AOC ST EMILION GRAND CRU CLASSE
Vineyard Designation CHATEAU FONPLEGADE
Harvest Date September 25th – October 9th, 2009
Sugar >3 g/l
Acid 3.35g/liter
pH 3.67
Aging 18 to 24 months in 100% New French Oak Barrels
Fermentation 36 Days
Bottling Date 2011
Alcohol % 14
Wine Spectator 94
Robert Parker 93

Wine Profile

Tasting Notes Dense purple color. Aromas of graphite, blueberries, blackberries and ink. Large-scaled with full-bodied power, sweet tannins, and a layered mouthfeel.
Ratings 91-94 (James Suckling); 16,5/20 (Decanter); 15,5-16/20 (Bettane & Desseauve); 17/20 (René Gabriel); 15,5/20 (Jancis Robinson); 16/20 (RVF)
Vineyard Notes The Bordeaux region was truly blessed in 2009: early and homogeneous blossoming, a full berries ripening and harvest under a lovely sunshine.
Winemaker Notes Hand-selected grapes, desteming, meticulous grape sorting.
Food Pairing Notes Red meats in sauce, game, cheese