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Château de Fieuzal Cru Classé de Graves  2006 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château de Fieuzal Cru Classé de Graves 2006

A Pessac-Léognan with a remarkable texture, full body and refinement.

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Lot Description: Château de Fieuzal Cru Classé de Graves 2006

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label, 1 very slightly scuffed label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pessac-Léognan
  • Classification: Cru Classé de Graves
  • Producer/Owner: SA du Château de Fieuzal
  • Vintage: 2006
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Cabernet franc, 5% Petit verdot
  • Peak: Drink until 2020
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Environment friendly
  • Size (in ha): 75
  • Volume: 150000 bottles
  • Intensity : Silky
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • The red Fieuzal boasts intense fruit, it is fine and rich with a good potential to age.

    The good reputation of Château de Fieuzal makes it one of the jewels of the Pessac-Léognan appellation. This wine was classified Grand Cru during the Graves classification. This ancient cru was founded in the 16th century. It, then, belonged to the Gardères family, before becoming Fieuzal family’s property in the following century. The Fieuzal kept the château until 1851, when the last descendant of the name died. Today, the 75 hectare vineyard belongs to an Irish couple (since 2001), Brenda and Lochlann Quinn, both passionate about French wines. Stephen Carrier (formerly Lynch-Bages) has been managing the operations since 2007. Under the leadership of the new owners, both red and white wines have regained their lost excellence, thanks to the talented winemaker the new winery.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

86/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
88/100Wine Spectator
16.5/20 (2009)Bettane & Desseauve
16,5/20Jancis Robinson
14/20Le Point
87/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink until 2020