2009 Clos Fourtet, 1er Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Producer: Clos Fourtet
Vintage: 2009
Origin: France, Bordeaux, Libournais
Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Date tasted: 23 July 2012
Price when tasted: £93-95

Tasting notes


Solid bouquet of ripe, dark-skinned fruit and spice. Has zest and precision with a fine texture. Fleshy, voluptuous, brash and persuasive with grainy tannins. The class is there. It will always be on the rich side. Drink: 2014-2023. Alc: 14.5%. (16.88 points)

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