Grape Variety: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Region: Pomerol, Bordeaux
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Pascal Chatonnet
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
For those that like classic Right Bank Bordeaux this one will not disappoint at this price.
Positives: This wine features mild oak, cherry cola, red currants, mulberry, anise, dry herbs & leather. Medium+ body, dusty tannins with good acidity & a fairly long length.
Negatives: A little more heat than expected from the 14% alcohol.
Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with prime rib.
Interesting Point: Decant for an hour
Tasted: 31 January 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+