Cost: $29.95 (on clearance for $22.75)
Grape Variety: Right Bank Bordeaux blend (Merlot dominated)
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Christian Moueix
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
Nice to have quality Right Bank Bordeaux at a good price, especially at the clearance price!
Positives: A smooth & juicy wine that features integrated oak, cherry, raspberry, cola, plum, pencil shavings, leather & portabella mushrooms on the finish. Medium+ body with medium tannins, good acidity & a long length.
Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with rib-eye steak.
Tasted: 3 February 2014
Best Buy at clearance price
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 (9.5/10 at clearance price) Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4