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Chateau Fombrauge, Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2016

Saint Émilion, France


Out of stock

    VAG 94 JS 94 RPWA 92 B&D 96
    WE 95 NMWA 93 WS 92 RG 18/20
    LF 18/20 JR 17/20

Grape Variety
77% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Cabernet Franc


  • 94 Vinous Antonio Galloni

    The 2016 Fombrauge has come together beautifully during its aging and is now a much more refined wine than it was from barrel. Sweet red berry fruit, mocha, espresso, mint and floral notes all grace this exquisite, mid-weight Saint-Émilion. The 2016 is simply impeccable, not to mention incredibly delicious. There is not much more to it than that. (AG) (1/2019)

  • 94 James Suckling

    There’s a very rich and powerful core of red-plum and mulberry aromas and flavors here, delivering an assertive and very shimmery, polished palate. Great tannin texture. Long and regal. Every bit as good as the 2015, but more lively in 2016. Try from 2023. (Tasted: 2/4/2019)

  • 92 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

    Medium garnet-purple colored, the 2016 Fombrauge sings of lively kirsch, baked black cherries and warm plums notes plus touches of potpourri, cigar box and garrigue. Medium to full-bodied, it fills the mouth with decadent red and black fruit preserves, structured by velvety tannins and finishing with fantastic length. (11/2018)

  • 96 Bettane & Desseauve
  • 95 Wine Enthusiast
  • 93 Neal Martin - Wine Advocate
  • 92 Wine Spectator
  • 18/20 Rene Gabriel
  • 18/20 Le Figaro
  • 17/20 Jancis Robinson
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