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A polished and creamy red with bright currant, raspberry and clove character. Silky, supple tannins and fresh acidity. Excellent length. ~93-94 James Suckling
A bend of 90% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Cabernet Franc, the 2021 Clos Fourtet offers up inviting aromas of wild berries and plums mingled with hints of black truffle, violets, potpourri, and dark chocolate. Medium to full-bodied, supple, and enveloping, it's lively and layered, with beautifully refined tannins, bright acids, and a long, sapid finish. Harvest lasted until October 15, which shows unusual depth and plenitude for the vintage. Tasted three times. ~93-95 WA
Another terrific Saint-Emilion from the upper plateau, the 2021 Château Clos Fourtet is 90% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Cabernet Franc that's pulled from 70% of the total production. The soils here include slightly more clay than its neighbor, Canon, and the wine is always a touch more powerful. The 2021 has 15% of the blend go through malolactic fermentation in barrel, and the élevage will span 16-18 months in 60% new oak. Dense purple-hued, with ample black fruits, roasted herbs, chocolate, and chalkiness, it hits the palate with medium to full-bodied richness, a great mid-palate, ripe tannins, and one heck of a finish. It's an undeniable success that will shine in its youth yet also evolve gracefully. Tasted multiple times. ~93-95 J. Dunnuck
The 2021 Clos Fourtet is very clearly one of the wines of the vintage on the Right Bank. Towering in its stature, the 2021 is a regal wine endowed with tremendous energy and vibrancy. This is classically austere Saint-Emilion oozes class from the very first taste. Blue/purplish fruit, spice, lavender, and menthol are some of the aromas and flavors that build into the resonant, deeply pitched finish. What a wine. ~94-96 Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media
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