Clos Fourtet's vineyards lie on the site of a medieval fortification. For a while in the 18th century it was under the same ownership as Château Figeac, but the modern era for Clos Fourtet started when it was purchased by Fernand Ginestet, a famous Bordeaux negociant and vineyard owner. Ginestet sold it in 1949 to help fund their purchase of Château Margaux. It was most recently sold to the Cuvelier family (owners of Château Poujeaux in Moulis) in 2001. Clos Fourtet runs to 20 hectares of vineyards.
Case of 12 Bottles
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duty paid price: £1,040.14
"The 2006 Clos Fourtet has a ripe, forward kirsch and iodine-scented bouquet, blueberries emerging time with just a faint touch of volatility that in some ways has become part of this Saint Emilion's character profile. You have to stand back and admire its bravura. The palate is maturing nicely, better than 2006 Troplong-Mondot with black cherries, blackcurrant, tar and Asian spices. This is nicely focused and shows superb freshness, a Saint Emilion that appears to have meliorated in bottle. Tasted January 2016." The Wine Advocate
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