Clos Fourtet Saint Émilion 2016 - SPIRITED Wines
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Clos Fourtet Saint Émilion 2016
SKU: 54502

Clos Fourtet Saint Émilion 2016

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750ml
$149.00

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Brand Clos Fourtet
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Wine Enthusiast
  • we96

This structured wine shows a classical Bordeaux balance between fruit and acidity on the one hand and tannins and firm structure on the other. It also offers generous black-currant fruit and a fresh aftertaste. Drink this wine from 2025.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2019
Wine Spectator
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Lively, with a juicy, mouthfilling mix of loganberry, black currant and bramble flavors pumping through, laced liberally with licorice snap and roasted apple wood notes. Tobacco and savory accents provide detail, while a beautifully fine chalky thread adds length. Best from 2022 through 2038. 4,583 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2019
Wine Advocate
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Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 Clos Fourtet is a little closed to begin, slowly unfurling to reveal notions of warm black cherries, crème de cassis, blackberry compote and dark chocolate with hints of garrigue, bay leaves and cigar box. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has a firm yet beautifully ripe frame of fine-grained tannins with a lively line lifting the concentrated, multilayered fruit to a long finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, March 29, 2019