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