"59% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Franc, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, on gravelly soils. A touch more Cabernet here than usual. Textured blackberry and bitter cherry, with dark chocolate. The palate’s chalky tannins work well with the saline, tapered finish. Cropped at a tiny 20hl/ha.
C&B Score: 17
Drinking dates: 2025-30"
Lay down 2025 - 2030
Today's Bordeaux' wines retain a certain stoical classicism, whilst meeting more modern expectations of accessibility.