|Grapes||Cab Sauv, Merlot, Petit Verdot|
|Classification||1er Cru Classé|
So demure, so sleek, but this has real presence. Savoury notes mingle with a dried flower scent on the nose. This is elegant but so brooding. The dark fruit is firmly wound up in a tight, dense middle, but the odd whiff of riper red fruit berries is evidence of the lovely ripeness here. This finishes super clean, beautifully mineral, long, linear and driven, and just a dry feel of super-fine tannin. Such class, long and polished. Rating: 96 L&S (Apr 2015)
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