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FUGUE DE NÉNIN

2014 du Château Nénin Pomerol

Grapes Cab Franc, Merlot
Colour Red
Origin France, Bordeaux
Sub-district Pomerol & Lalande de Pomerol
Village Pomerol
ABV 13%

Bright, quite succulent. Lovely feel, nice strawberry then a more bitter zippy note, Interesting and well done, on the lighter side. 82% Merlot and 18% Cabernet Franc. Drinking range: 2019 - 2025 Rating: 89 L&S (Apr 2015)


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The Fugue de Nénin 2014 is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, including 4% pressed wine and 20% new oak. It has a light blackberry and raspberry-scented bouquet with graphite notes becoming more prominent with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with a citrus-like entry leading to a slightly pinched finish. Not bad, but I'd willingly trade up to the Grand Vin, as there exists a palpable difference between the two. Drinking range: 2016 - 2021 Rating: 84-86 Neal Martin, www.vinous.com (May 2015)

Light and sweet with an undertow of coffee grounds. Really quite 'Lite' in structure. Dryish. Drinking range: 2019 - 2026 Rating: 16 Jancis Robinson OBE MW - www.JancisRobinson.com (Apr 2015)

Fragrant quite fresh the nose is light and bright and the start of the palate has bramble freshness. Sweet black plum gives more depth at the back the finish quite fresh and light. Drinking range: 2018 - 2027 Rating: 86-88 Derek Smedley MW, www.dereksmedleymw.co.uk (Apr 2015)

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