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Château Fougas Maldoror 2014


Gold Medal Mondial of Bruxelles Challenge 2016
Gold Medal Challenge Amphore Organic wines 2016
Gold Medal Gilbert and Gaillard Guide 2016
Silver Medal Challenge Vintage Bio 2016
“Coup de Cœur“ Best wines of France Guide 2017
Marc JOLIVET Price 2016


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Drink 2019-2025 – Jancis ROBINSON – 23 April 2015

Score 16.5/20 « Fougas Maldoror 2014 Côtes de Bourg : 75% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, farmed biodynamically. Dark purple crimson. Gorgeously scented with sweet black fruits. Deep and velvety on the palate, already caressing even though the tannins need more time. Mouth wateringly fresh finish. »

My BETTANE DESSEAUVE, le magazine du vin – April 2015

Score 14/20 « Immediate pleasure for a wine with wonderfully dimensioned, delicious tannins. »

Le POINT p. 42-45 – Jacques DUPONT – 21 May 2015

Score 15.5/20 « Liquorice, oaked, nicely fruity and fairly juicy, full, upright and long palate. »

Le FIGARO du Vin – Bernard BURTSCHY – 5 June 2015

Score 16/20 « Dark-hued. The wine is dense and mellow with wonderful aromas, freshness and balance. Depth. A successful offering. 3-12 years ageing capacity. »

Verre de vin Magazine – Special Bordeaux en Primeur Issue – May 2015

Score 15/20 « The nose is fruity and offers a good concentration. It reveals notes of ripe fruit associated with a slight hint of lilac as well as light notes of cigar box and Zan. The palate is fruity, balanced, right, smooth and relatively elegant. It expresses notes of black cherry, raspberry, strawberry and slight notes of blueberry associated with a small chocolate note, a fine note of licorice (in the background) and woody notes on the finish. Tannins are fine, racy and slightly grainy. Good length. »

Weinverstand Extra Bordeaux 2014 – Ulrich SAUTTER

« Warme, etwas kompottig unterlegte Kirschfrucht, konfitürig. Am Gaumen dicht mit festem Gerbstoff bepackt, die weiche Grundlage wird nahtlos abgedeckt,sich im Gaumenverlauf langsam steigernde Säure, eine Spur Mineralität,aber nur wenig Saft. »

Gilbert & Gaillard Guide 2016

https://fr.gilbertgaillard.com/chateau-fougasmaldoror-vin-217983#

Score 89/100 « Concentrated robe, garnet. Wooded burned out fine nose, heady floral atmosphere on a muddle of red berries and blacks. Concentrated, structured mouth, in wooded not impressive. The fruit clicks in finale. A body developed the muscle for a supple and elegant set. »

« Coup de Cœur » Best wines of France 2017 Guide p.144

Score 16/20, 1* « This particularly delicious 2014, offer of attractive tannins, the delicacy of fruit, wooded one elegant (18 months in barrels) and at the end. He will evolve with style on a small decade. »

Bordeaux 2014 – Yves BECK – February 2017

Score 89/100 « Ruby red with garnet reflections. Bouquet elegant and complex, perfectly combining breeding and fruit. Licorice cloves and a little vetiver. I note notes of fresh candied fruits and raspberries. The palate is fruity, appetizing and juicy. The body is light in intensity, pleasant and has a good balance between tannins perfectly integrated, and structure. A nice wine that you can savor right away, but has some reserve”. Now-2024-  »

www.vertdevin.com – May 2017

Score 15,5+/20 « Nose is fruity, structured, relatively greedy, full, and offers a fine intensity. It reveals notes of blackberry and plum associated with delicate notes of violet, ripe red fruit and a touch of Sichuan pepper, chocolate, spices and subtle tip of wood. Palate is fruity, juicy, gourmet, well conducted and offers sweetness. This wine expresses also notes of juicy blackberry, black cherry and fine notes of plum, ripe raspberry / freshness combined with some spices, chocolate and a discreet touch of caramelization and woody. Tannins are well led and firm. Good length and persistence. Presence of a very discreet tip of caramelization / vanilla on the end of mouth. »

 

Château Fougas Organic 2014

 

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Bordeaux 2014 – Yves BECK – February 2017

Score 86/100 « Intense red with intense purple reflections. Seductive bouquet with notes of candied fruit and gingerbread. At the aeration I notice a few notes of raspberries. The attack is fond and warm. This characteristic is found at the end of the mouth with a sensation of warmth and softness. A wine to savor in its youth. 2017-2022. »

 

 

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