2017 Château Fourcas-Dupré, Cru Bourgeois Listrac

From the top of the hill, this is floral and lifted with beautifully fine tannins. Excellenty judged, this is classic claret at its best.

Critic score
89/100

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Listrac-Médoc, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
  • Grape
    44% Cabernet Sauvignon
    44% Merlot
    10% Cabernet Franc
    2% Petit Verdot
  • Maturity
    Ready 2020 - 2028
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2017 Château Fourcas-Dupré, Cru Bourgeois Listrac

TASTING NOTES

The 2017 Fourcas-Dupré has a light red cherry and cranberry scented bouquet with touches of vanilla and tobacco. The palate is medium-bodied with light tannin and feels pleasantly fresh in the mouth. There is nothing overly complex here, but it deserves applause for the harmony on the finish. It will constitute and early-drinking Listrac.

Neal Martin, vinous.com (May 2018)
(88—90)/100