Chateau Clos Fourtet   Clos Fourtet

2007 Clos Fourtet

By Chateau Clos Fourtet

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A beautiful offering from proprietor Philippe Cuvelier and his estate manager, Tony Balu, the 2007 Clos Fourtet was fashioned from yields of 36 hectoliters per hectare. It exhibits a dense blue/purple color along with lovely aromas of charcoal, graphite, black raspberries, and blueberries. Dense, rich, and surprisingly full-bodied for a 2007, with good glycerin, a layered mouthfeel, sweet tannin, and low acidity, it should drink well for 10-12+ years.

Robert Parker Jr - The Wine Advocate, 26 April 2010


Tasted at the UGC in London. The Clos-Fourtet is very closed on the nose but again, the palate has a pleasing rounded entry with notes of blackberry, sloe and some Asian spices. Firm grip, just a little over-extracted on the finish for me, eliciting a slight tinny note. This needs time. Drink 2013-2020. Tasted November 2009.

Neal Martin - Wine Journal May 2010

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