Château Fontenelles Cuvée Renaissance 2007, Corbières

Red Blend Red Blend
Languedoc-Roussillon, France

$14.90 (148692)

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April 30, 2011

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a very youthful purple-black red with a generous almost sweet nose of blackberry jam, vanilla, lavender,...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Opaque purple-ruby in colour, the 2007 Cuvée Renaissance offers impressive aromas of dark currants (slightly baked)...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Dark inky colour and a cheerful nose of spiced plum. Well-oaked and modern. Bold and a touch alcoholic, lacking some...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Deep black colour. The nose is cedary, herbal, jammy, rather new world in style, simple but pleasant. The palate is...

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Community Reviews (1)

David Brodati
David Brodati

Opaque deep ruby colour with cherry hued edges. Dark fruit and berry aromas. Palate offers up plum, tea, vanilla, chocolate and spice. Tannins have been hitting the gym, but atrophy after a couple of hours decanting. Not an overly long finish with alcohol heat doing a curtain call. A touch off kilter, but a decent wine for the price. Grip it n' sip it!

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