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Rating: 91 Pts Wine SpectatorSize:750ML
Region: Bordeaux Country:France
Varietals: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon ABV:14%

More Ratings:

91 Pts Wine Spectator

"Round and fruity, with crushed black fruit and a hint of oaky vanilla. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a long, balanced finish. Concentrated and rich, with lots of coffee and berry character. Best after 2009. 4,330 cases made. -JS" (03/08)

90+ Pts Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"The backward 2005 Fontenil displays some of the vintage's structured tannins and potential ageability. Sweet raspberry, black currant, crushed rock, and spring flower aromas emerge from this medium-bodied effort. It possesses beautiful concentration and purity, but requires another 1-2 years of bottle age. It should keep for 15+ years."

"There is no doubting the consistent quality that emerges from this top-notch Fronsac estate (the residence of the brilliant oenologists Dany and Michel Rolland)." (04/08)


"Exceptionally dark. Very opulent with an enormous hit of ripe fruit on the front palate and just the merest hint of a char and drying tannins on the finish. This does split the difference between Fronsac and, actually, almost St-Emilion! Just a bit too dry and sudden on the finish (hence no higher mark) but the nose is lovely. Drink 2012 to 2018. (JR)" 16 out of 20 points, Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages (04/06)

"Dany and Michel Rolland are the heirs to a solid family wine tradition. Both have degrees in Oenology from the University of Bordeaux, and they know the Fronsac appellation well. In 1986, they acquired a few hectares in the commune of Saillans, which they called Chateau Fontenil, after the name of one of the plots in the vineyard. The vines are on a slope with a southerly aspect, looking down on the river Isle - a tributary of the Dordogne - and the town of Libourne. Tradition co-exists with new technology including small stainless steel and wooden vats, a double sorting table and barrel stock of which 60% are renewed each year. Yeild control from pruning the vines until green harevesting is employed and harvest is done manually, plot by plot using small crates." -Importer

This was also rated 89 points by Stephen Tanzer of the International Wine Cellar.