1997 Fugue de Nenin, Pomerol

SKU #1114862 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The new second wine of Nenin, this blend of 72% Merlot and 28% Cabernet Franc is sexy, with abundant, ripe black cherry fruit, low acidity, and good length. It is an impressive debut effort from the new owners of Nenin, Jean-Hubert and Michel Delon.  (4/ 1998)

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 By: Chris Bottarini |  Review Date: 12/25/2012 
Saturated ruby with only a slight fade to brick red at the edge. Smokey, earthy-leather notes with red currants & oak spice permeate the nose. A medium bodied wine showing chunky, earthy red fruits with dry, light tannins. It will be interesting to see how the 99 compares to this.

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Varietal:

Merlot

- A very popular red grape variety found in the great wines of St. Emilion and Pomerol. It is the most planted variety in Bordeaux, and it has also become an extremely fashionable red in many regions including California. Although it has a reputation to be smooth, and easy to drink when young, Merlot is also capable of producing extremely intense wines as well. It is often used as a blending agent with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Country:

France

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Sub-Region:

Bordeaux

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Specific Appellation:

Pomerol