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Château Cantemerle, 5eme Cru Classé, Haut Medoc, 2005


Colour: Red
Producer: Château Cantemerle
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Haut Médoc
Grape Variety: Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Château Cantemerle, 5eme Cru Classé, Haut Medoc, 2005

4 cases
Equiv. £33.77 per bottle

Tasting Note:

A regular over performer in recent years but sometimes showing more technical correctness than flair, the 2005 goes a step further to capture your attention with intensely ripe blackcurrant, albeit thinly shrouded in a very classic, elegant Medoc style. There is good structure here, and a long finish with very fine tannins. A pleasant surprise.

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