8 Ratings
Château Fonbadet

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(2003 Vintage) "Lots of roasted fruit, jam and currant aromas here. Full-bodied and very chewy with loads of tannins. Mouthpuckering. This is very extracted and tannic. But softens with air. Needs time. Best after 2009."Wine Spectator91 Points

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    Some cork taint. Tar, lead, restrained fruit, salty nose, interesting as hell. Great balance, smooth, extremely short fruit, replaced with green tannic finish, mouthpuckering. Good serious left bank bordeaux, not for everyone.

    almost 6 years
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 146 on Apr-03
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/05