Ch. Fourcas-Hosten Listrac 1998

Bordeaux Red Blends from Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 17108
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • WS88

Winemaker's Notes

This wine has ripe blackberry/blackcurrant fruit in a medium-bodied style, with a dry but not tannic finish.

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Located west of the Margaux township, this vineyard is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. Given the same treatment as most classified growths, this wine is aged in barrel (approximately 25% new) for 15-18 months before bottling.

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A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...

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Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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