2000 Chateau Cap de Faugeres

$468.00
Scores: 90+ CT:88.3 IWC:87-90 RP:89 WS:87 AVG: 88
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Unit: 75cl

This estate has a very attractive style with the wines offering very immediate, up-front appeal. At first nose, you'll welcome the ripe, expressive red fruits and once in the mouth you'll be impressed by the poise and structure that's on offer here. A lovely, vibrant wine.
, Jan 2001, 87-90
Ruby-red. Precise aromas of black and red berries, mocha and bitter chocolate, along with faint liqueur-like and meaty elements. Sweet and lush in the mouth, with good volume but also noteworthy clarity of flavor. Finishes with big, spreading, palate-coating tannins and very good length.

, Apr 2003, 89
A winner, the dark plum/ruby/purple-colored 2000 exhibits aromas of smoke, herbs, black fruits, licorice, and vanilla. Medium to full-bodied, expansive, and layered, it is a candidate for 10-12 years of evolution.

, Jul 2003, 87
Lovely plummy wine, with lots of chocolate and vanilla character. Medium-bodied, with full and round soft tannins and a long finish. Much better than from barrel. Delicious. Best after 2005. 7,250 cases made.

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Type Red Wine 紅酒
Grapes Red Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Wine Region Bordeaux
Sub region Libournais
Appellation Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux
Producer Château Cap de Faugères

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