Region: Listrac-Medoc, Bordeaux
Color: Deep Garnet
Aroma: Black cherry, plum and vanilla spice
Tasting Notes: Creme de Cassis and violet blossoms, savory, full bodied with a smoky leather and lanolin like quality.
Food Pairings: Works well with deep fried dishes, croques monsieur or madame and cold lamb and beef.
Grape Variety: 58% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Carmenere
Alcohol Level: 14.5%
Vinification: The vinification is traditional, in temperature controlled vats and oak aged in 25-30% new barriques each vintage and no chaptalization is used.
Notes/Facts: 91 Points Robert Parker The Wine Advocate #205 February 2013