Great showing for this chateau that I don't believe I had ever heard of much left tried. It is mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with some Cabernet Franc. Purple in color. The nose is earthy with cassis, and some spice. On the palate, this has ripe fruit. A nice complexity and depth. Cassis layered with earth and gravel. Some tannins. This probably won't improve from here but it should be good for another ten years at least. It will work well with roasted meats or fowl and drinks well on its own. A great value.
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