Clos Fourtet Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe B – 2001

  • drink-up 2007 - 2015
  •  89/100
  •  France > Bordeaux > Libournais

Wine Information

Region

France > Bordeaux > Libournais

Producer

Clos Fourtet

Type

Red

Grape

Bordeaux Red Blend

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drink-up

Vineyard

Clos Fourtet

Producer

Clos Fourtet

Appellation

Saint-Emilion

Designation

AOP

Classification

Premier Grand Cru Classe B

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Robert Parker
Tasted: 01/06/2004
Drink: 2004-2018


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Tasted: 05/01/2004
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Author: Stephen Tanzer


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Tasted: 10/03/2011
Drink: 2007-2015


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Area under vines: 18.50 hectares
Soils: clayey-limestone
Average age of the vines: 30 years
Production: 55 000 bottles a year
Ageing: 18 to 22 months in 65% new oak barrels
Planting density:  6000 foots per hectares
Grape varieties:

  • Merlot 85%
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 10%
  • Cabernet Franc 5%

Second wine: Closerie de Fourtet


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Contact details

Name

Clos Fourtet

Address

1 Le Châtelet-Sud, Saint-Emilion, France

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1 Le Châtelet-Sud, Saint-Emilion, France
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