2001 Château Fombrauge (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru)

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Bordeaux, France, Libournais, Merlot, Red Wine, St. Émilion Grand Cru


I fear this wine has taken a turn for the worse. Very soft texture now and good chocolaty black fruit, but the oak is sticking out so heavily that I don’t think it’ll ever integrate into the remaining fruit, especially given relatively low acidity in this wine. This is effectively undrinkable unless paired with some heavy duty foods like barbecue. I will drink up my remaining bottle very soon.

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I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.

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