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The resurrection of Clos Fourtet over the last 7-8 years is attributable to the vision and dedication of proprietor Cuvelier, along with his manager, Tony ballu (owner of the tiny garagiste estate called Pierre de Lune), and the incomparable consultant, Stéphane Derenoncourt. The harvest ran from October 9-20, and the 2008 Clos Fourtet tips the scales at 13% natural alcohol. A blend of 85 % Merlot, 10 % Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5 % Cabernet Franc, it exhibits an inky/purple color along with notes of pen ink, blackberry liqueur, and espresso roast, sensationally concentrated layers of pure black fruits, a full-bodied, powerful style, crips acids, dense fruit, and ripe tannins. This brilliant 2008 may merit an even higher score after additional time in wood. It will evolve for 20-25 years
La revue du vin de France : 16.5 – 17.5 Mai 2009
Un vin séduisant. Son opulence et son côté immédiatement accessible en font un vin qui ravira les amateurs de gourmandise. Mais que l’on ne s’y trompe pas, il ne manque ni de fond, ni de densité, et sa magnifique qualité tannique lui assurera un très beau vieillissem
75 cL. vin rouge. Vendu par 12 bouteilles

Clos Fourtet 2008 | 1er Grand Cru Classé B, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux

Clos Fourtet 2008
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