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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    very nice smell and very nice taste does have a bit of a bite so It does need to open up bit and could be kept. had this with new York strip at Sullivan steak house.

    over 5 years
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    deep color, rich nose of black cherry and cedar. a bit tight on tannins, but lingering earthy finish w hint of mushrooms. Needs more time but lots of potential.

    over 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