CHATEAU FONPLEGADE 2009 1.5L

CHATEAU FONPLEGADE 2009 1.5L
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
72 In Stock
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220,00 €
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SKU: A71091WC09

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