The 2018 Chateau Fourcas Dupre wine has a deep garnet-purple in color. This Chateau Fourcas Dupre wine opens a little shy with subtle black raspberry, redcurrant jelly and cassis scents followed by suggestions of garrigue, bay leaves and tilled soil. This Médoc wine is medium to full-bodied, it has a solid line of chewy tannins tagged with compelling freshness sparking energy into the bright fruit, finishing mineral laced.
In the Médoc history, vines already appear in the place called Fourcas in the eighteenth century, as evidenced by the cartographic work of Belleyme, under Louis XV. Fourcas Dupre took its name in 1843, when Maître Jean Antoine Dupre became the owner. Since 1970, the Pages family has maintained the same state of mind meticulousness, know-how and passion.
This 2018 Chateau Fourcas Dupre wine has a blend of 54% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Petit Verdot. Aged 12-14 months in French oak barrels.
90 points Wine Advocate
90 points Wine Enthusiast
90 points James Suckling