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1996 Château Fontenil (750ml)
Producer: Château Fontenil expression-de-fronsac.com/gb/chateau-fontenil.htm
Appellation: Fronsac - Libournais - France (AOC)
Type: red
Varietal: Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$13.99
Tasting Notes:
tasted: June 2, 2004 , Catherine Granger ManageYourCellar.com
4.5 stars "Still very good, parfumed and soft."
rated: June 2, 2004 , mycguest4
" Catherine Granger: 4.5 stars Still very good, parfumed and soft. "
rated: December 1, 2001 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
85 points " Fontenil's 1996 is very good for the vintage, with cigar box, cedar, and berry fruit, medium body, moderate tannin, and good structure. It is more austere than the plum 1995"