Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Petit Verdot
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Region: Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Chateau Cissac
Alcohol: 12.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
An elegant wine from Bordeaux that you would expect to pay $50 for.
Positives: The wine features cedar, dark cherry, blackcurrant, star anise, pencil shavings, turmeric, sage, plum, arugula and cigar box. Medium+ body and tannins with good acidity and a long length.
Drink now or over the next 8-10 years on its own or pair it with Beef Bourguignon.
Tasted: 25 Oct 2013
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4