"70% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Cabernet Franc. Dark aromas of blackcurrant and crushed rock, with cedary spice. The palate is impressively dense and weighty, with dark cherry and blackberry fruit and even a liquorice-like intensity. Lots of extract here.
C&B Score: 17+
Drinking dates: 2026-38"
Today's Bordeaux' wines retain a certain stoical classicism, whilst meeting more modern expectations of accessibility.