Cost: $37.95 (Clearance: $30.40)
Grape Variety: 85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Region: Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Château La Bienfaisance
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
An enjoyable wine, not sure I would pay the full price for it, but I might think twice when I try it again in 5 years
Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, blackberry, blackcurrants, mulberries, plums, Allspice, licorice, green twigs and leather. Medium to medium+ body with medium+ tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: Some heat coming from the 14% alcohol
Drink now or in the next 10 years on its own or pair it with roasted venison tenderloin.
Tasted: 27 Sept 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5/10 (Clearance price: 8.5+/10), Total: 17+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+