<p>This has a pleasant nose of bitter cherry fruit and liquorice, with violet perfume dancing above. The palate is juicy and ripe, with fresh acidity and supple tannins. An excellent earlier drinker. Plantings: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc.</p>
"78% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Sauvignon. A herby nose of dark berries and bramble. The medium-bodied palate is brightly red fruited, with a fresh, juicy approachability and low-level fine tannins. Grassy spices.
C&B Score: 17+
Drinking dates: 2026-36"
Cabernet Sauvignon blend
Lay down 2026 - 2036
Today's Bordeaux' wines retain a certain stoical classicism, whilst meeting more modern expectations of accessibility.