Cost: $20.95
Grape: 70% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Franc, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: France
Region: Lussac Saint-Emilion
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Château Bonnin Pichon
Alcohol: 13 % Alcohol/Vol.

Classic nuances of the right bank Bordeaux, but it’s affordable

Description: Medium+ ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, cherry, plum, blackberry, cassis, anise, black & red peppers, nutmeg and purple lilacs on the nose. Medium+ body and tannin with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: Like the classic label.

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with Beef Wellington with Spinach and Artichoke. 

Tasted: 23 March 2017

Best buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9+/10, Total: 18+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 280008