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Château Fonbadet

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  • 2015
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  • 2018
Beckustator
92 - 94

"Rouge grenat aux reflets violets. Bouquet complexe, filigrane, se révélant lentement. Classiques notes de cèdre et de graphite. Avec un peu d'air le fruit apparaît également au travers de myrtilles. Tout comme le nez, le palais se révèle lentement. Il est doté de tannins fins, précis et à de la densité. Fonbadet allie puissance et finesse et est très prometteur. Bravo.

Yves Beck
Wine Doctor - Chris Kissack
91 - 93

"The fruit here was picked between September 25th and october 16th, and the yield was 50 hl/ha. This shows toasted praline and lightly baked black cherry fruits on the nose. The palate shows a rather pretty style, a medium-boddied substance, confident with a rather open and accessible tecture. The fruit is all leafy plum, with a ripe bed of grippy tannins, and bright acidity. This is a good result for Fonbadet."

James Suckling
91 - 92

"Pretty, bright dark fruit with blueberry and currant aromas and flavors. Medium body and firm, silky tannins.

James Suckling
B My Bordeaux - Christer Byklum
90 - 92

"Ruby. Blueberries, anise, some spices, scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, blueberries and spices, juicy. A fine Fonbadet."

Christer Byklum
TASTED - Markus Del Monego
91

"Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Aromatic nose reminiscent of dark chocolate, roasting aroma, ripe blackberries and blackcurrant jam, vanilla in the background. On the palate well structured with firm but mature tannins, ecellent mouthfeel and convincing length."

Markus del Monego
Anthocyanes
89 - 91

"Une prise de bois un peu complexe mais moins imposante que les années précédentes caractérise un bouquet de fruits noirs, d'épices. Bouche massive, dense, profonde avec des tannins équilibrés. Très Pauillac dans sa construction. On l'aimerait plus suave. Notons les efforts que la propriété réalise depuis quelques millésimes maintenant."

Yohann Castaing
Bernard Burtschy
92 - 93

"Robe presque noire avec un seyant nez de fruits noirs et de cèdre. Le vin est de bonne densité, assez tannique mais fin, d'une belle longueur. Certes il n'est pas au niveau du splendide 2016, pas la même puissance, mais il possède une belle harmonie qui le rendra plaisant plus vite."

Bernard Burtschy
Wine EnthusiastJeb Dunnuck
93

"Dense with layers of black currant, this is a fine wine that is full of opulent tannins and rich fruit. Ample acidity cuts through the richness expressing the freshness of the vintage. Drink from 2023."

Roger Voss - avril 2018
Vinous
91 - 94
Vinous - Antonio Galloni
James Suckling
91 - 92

"A tight and juicy red with blackberry and black cherry character.

Medium bodied tannic and focused."

Beckustator
91 - 92

" Pourpre violacé. Bouquet filigrane révélant des notes de cerises et de pruneaux. Je relève également une touche de fèves de cacao et des notes de graphite. Attaque friande. Au palais, le corps est de moyenne densité. Les tannins ont un grain fin et sont bien intégrés tandis la structure assure bien les arrières et confère une note rafraîchissante. Bonne tension en fin de bouche et finale fruitée."

Yves Beck
Jeb Dunnuck
90 - 92

"A 70/30 split of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from the Peyronie family, the 2017 Château Fonbadet is a serious effort revealing a deep purple color as well as abundant aromas and flavors of blueberries, cassis, graphite and spring flowers. It has the classic cool minerality of the vintage, medium to full-bodied richness, and ripe tannin. Give it a few years and it should keep for two decades."

The wine cellar insider
90 - 92

"Cedar, tobacco and crisp, bright, fresh red fruits lead off the nose. Medium bodied, soft textured, forward and easy drinking, this wine has charisma and early drinkability."

Jeff Leve
The Wine Advocate
90

"The tentative blend of the 2017 Fonbadet is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, it gives notions of crushed black berries, black cherries and baked plums with hints of licorice and dark chocolate plus an earthy undercurrent. The palate is medium-bodied, firm and grainy with plenty of freshness and a savory finish."

Neal Martin
James Suckling
93 - 94

"A tight and very focused wine from here that is diales in with dark fruit and pretty tannins. 

Medium body and a fresh finish.

Showing its real potential."

06 avril 2018 - James Suckling
Wine Enthusiast
93 - 95
This solid wine is endowed with great fruit. Juicy and perfumed, its black currant flavors are lifted into the realm of deliciousness by crisp, lively acidity. At the same time, the tannins suggest long term potential for this fine wine.
Roger Voss
The wine cellar insider
91

The wine is dark, fat, ripe, sweet, fleshy and low in acid, especially for this vintage

Vinous
90 - 93

The 2016 Château Pauillac is one of the hidden jewels of the year. Ripe, juicy and voluptuous, it possesses striking depth and lushness. Ripe red cherry, plum, lavender, spice and new leather are all pushed forward. Sexy and racy to the core, the 2016 is flat-out gorgeous. Above all else, it is a wine of pure and total pleasure. I loved it.

James Suckling
92 - 93
A dense ands velvety red with blueberries, chocolate and walnuts. Full-boddied, round and juicy. Ripe tannins.
Beckustator
93-95
Pourpre violacé. Bouquet séduisant et agréable avec des notes de graphite, chocolat noir et réglisse. À l’aération je relève égale-ment des feuilles de thé, de la cannelle et des griottes. En bouche, l’attaque est fruitée et vive. Agréable fraîcheur. Le corps a un bon caractère aromatique avec des fruits confits frais et des cerises. Les tannins se révèlent lentement et sont en symbiose avec la structure. Un vin qui a du potentiel. Bravo.
2023-2038 Yves Beck
Bettane + Dessauve
92-93
Généreux, harmonieux, précis, ici encore un progrès évident de vinification et d’élevage, rendant justice à un superbe terroir. Ne souffre que de la comparaison avec sa sélection parcellaire, le château-pauillac.
Michel Bettane
James Suckling
91-92
A silky and polished Pauillac with currant, blueberry and firm tannins. Full. the vintage.
James Suckling
Wine Enthusiast
92
Strong wood flavors that are surpressing the fruit at this stage. This seems very Cabernet heavy, with its black currant fruit and firm structure.
Roger Voss
Pers Wijn
***(*)
Smakelijk glas, pruimen en kersen, laurier, tabak, stevigheid, krentjes, tannine.
Ronald de Groot
Tasted
90
Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Expressive nose, black-currants, blackberries, dark chocolate, toasted oak, in the background gingerbread spices.
Markus Del Monego
The wine cellar insider
86-88
Crisp red fruits, medium-bodied with a good amount of rustic tannins and cassis in the finish.
Jeff Leve
Anthocyanes
15.5
Densité des pauillac, générosité de fruits et trame tanique veloutée à souhait.
Jancis Robinson
16.5

Particularly dark. Beguiling ripeness on the nose. Pretty evolved but very pretty and charming. Far from a typical long-lived Pauillac, but it should give pleasure. And under all that fruit there is quite a bit of tannin!
Drink 2020-2029

Le Point
14.5
Fermé, bouche veloutée, pas trop extrait, du fond.
Jacques Dupont
The wine patriot
91
Antoon Laurent
James Suckling
93
The hot-stone and cassis character is prevalent in this young red. Full body, firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish. A wet-stone undertone to the wine. Very well done for the vintage. Drink in 2022.
Wine Spectator
90
Features lovely typicity with a sleek iron edge leading the way, followed by a mix of gently macerated red and black currant fruit, bay leaf and wam stone notes. Shows and old-school side of the fleshy finish, where the iron element keeps playing out. Best from 2018 through 2024.
90

Château Pauillac

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  • 2018
The wine patriot
93
Antoon Laurent
The Wine Advocate
90 - 92

Not to be confused with the third wine of a famous First Growth, the 2015 Château Pauillac is actually a cuvée from the holdings of Château Fonbadet, designed to be a special wine under the consultancy of Michel Rolland. Coming in a suitably heavier bottle than Fonbadet, it has a ripe blackberry, tobacco and oyster shell, almost estuarine bouquet that is well defined and full of character. The palate is medium-bodied with a saltiness on the entry, very structured and masculine, tobacco and allspice decorating the voluminous finish. It is certainly an impressive wine and superior to Fonbadet, although more finesse by the time it is in bottle would not go amiss.

Neal Martin
James Suckling
92 - 93

There’s a blueberry and dark berry quality with refined tannins and beautiful fruit. Full-bodied, tight and sexy. An incredible new wine from Pauillac near Pontet-Canet and Mouton.

Avril 2016
Bettane + Dessauve
18/20 et plus
Avril 2016
Wine Enthusiast
93 - 95
This solid wine is endowed with great fruit. Juicy and perfumed, its black currant flavors are lifted into the realm of deliciousness by crisp, lively acidity. At the same time, the tannins suggest long term potential for this fine wine.
Roger Voss
The wine cellar insider
91

The wine is dark, fat, ripe, sweet, fleshy and low in acid, especially for this vintage

Jean-Marc Quarin
92

Le meilleur jamais fait ! Il s’agit de 4200 bouteilles provenant d’une parcelle de Fonbadet.
Couleur sombre et intense, nez au fruité mûr, fin et subtil. Bouche ample, savoureuse, juteuse et noble avec beaucoup d’éclat dans la saveur. Longue finale séveuse.
Beau !

Vinous
90 - 93

The 2016 Château Pauillac is one of the hidden jewels of the year. Ripe, juicy and voluptuous, it possesses striking depth and lushness. Ripe red cherry, plum, lavender, spice and new leather are all pushed forward. Sexy and racy to the core, the 2016 is flat-out gorgeous. Above all else, it is a wine of pure and total pleasure. I loved it.

James Suckling
92 - 93
A dense ands velvety red with blueberries, chocolate and walnuts. Full-boddied, round and juicy. Ripe tannins.
James Suckling
93 - 94

"A tight and very focused wine from here that is diales in with dark fruit and pretty tannins. 

Medium body and a fresh finish.

Showing its real potential."

06 avril 2018 - James Suckling
Vinous
90 - 92

"The 2017 Château Pauillac has a perfumed nose with lilting blackberry and raspberry scents laced with cedar and violet aromas, perhaps just a nod to Margaux. The palate is a little showy on the entry but the oak is neatly integrated and there is commendable substance on the finish. Give this a couple of years in bottle and you should have a fine Pauillac."

Neal Martin
Anthocyanes
90 - 92

"Fumé, un peu épices. Bouche enrobée, suave, des tannins doux et un velouté superbe."

Yohan Castaing
Bernard Burtschy
90 - 91

Le Figaro du Vin

James Suckling
93 - 94

"A tight and linear wine with blackcurrant and tar aromas and flavors. Medium to full body, silky tannins and a fesh finish."

James Suckling
Beckustator
92 - 93

"Pourpre violacé. Bouquet bien typé, avec des notes de baies noires et de cèdres. Attaque friande, crémeuse, de bonne intensité.

Au palais le vin est expressif et doté de tannins aux grains fins. Ils sont parfaitement intégrés et en symbiose avec la structure. Beaucoup de finesse dans ce vin qui est doté d'une belle intensité aromatique, de la mise en bouche jusqu'en finale."

Yves Beck
The wine cellar insider
92 - 94

"With a ready, Pauillac character, you'll find density, richness ans flesh. The wine shows polish and concentration with a big blast of creamy cassis in the finish."

Jeff Leve
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