Château La Vieille Cure

Fronsac Red Bordeaux Blend

9.018 ratings
9.12 pro ratings
Canon-Fronsac, Libournais, Bordeaux, France
Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
Allison Lyzenga

Medium garnet; medium intensity aromas of cassis, black plum, red plum, bramble, forest floor, leather, cedar, sweet spices; fully developed; dry, medium acid, medium tannins, medium alcohol, medium body, medium intensity flavors of cassis, red and black plum, cedar, leather, baking spices, cloves, allspice

Medium garnet; medium intensity aromas of cassis, black plum, red plum, bramble, forest floor, leather, cedar, sweet spices; fully developed; dry, medium acid, medium tannins, medium alcohol, medium body, medium intensity flavors of cassis, red and black plum, cedar, leather, baking spices, cloves, allspice

1 person found it helpfulJul 30th, 2018
Robert Rothfield

Tired and flat

Tired and flat

Aug 7th, 2017
Craig Goldschmidt

Nose of tobacco, earth, currant. Medium full body. Palate of black fruit, leather, and tobacco. Long, smooth finish with round tannins.

Nose of tobacco, earth, currant. Medium full body. Palate of black fruit, leather, and tobacco. Long, smooth finish with round tannins.

Jul 15th, 2017
Guy Fiore

Most interesting wine of the blind tasting. Cocoa powder for days! Never smelled a wine like this.

Most interesting wine of the blind tasting. Cocoa powder for days! Never smelled a wine like this.

Nov 14th, 2016
Gregory Fulchiero

Such a "go to" daily Bordeaux value. Fruit forward merlot dominant wine with integrated tannins and licorice tones. Seek this out.

Such a "go to" daily Bordeaux value. Fruit forward merlot dominant wine with integrated tannins and licorice tones. Seek this out.

Oct 5th, 2016
Justin Bothur

Classic... Smoke, graphite, cassis, cedar, mint, toffee. Decent.

Classic... Smoke, graphite, cassis, cedar, mint, toffee. Decent.

Feb 12th, 2016
Harri Sharman

Lovely tannins, soft but long finish, subtle vanilla and spice big fruit on the nose.

Lovely tannins, soft but long finish, subtle vanilla and spice big fruit on the nose.

Nov 10th, 2015
Danny Bristoll

Very tannic, full bodies, warm red fruit

Very tannic, full bodies, warm red fruit

Dec 22nd, 2012
Mark Cochard

Sommelier phillywine.com, Chaddsford Winery

8.9

Mark had this 2 years ago

Mark had this 2 years ago

Jun 11th, 2017
Steve Roach

Steve had this a year ago

Steve had this a year ago

Feb 19th, 2018