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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Cantemerle

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Haut Médoc

Grape Variety:

Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Château Cantemerle, 5eme Cru Classé, Haut Medoc, 2012

12x75cl £240.00

10 cases Equiv. £20.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

This 5th Growth estate is on fine form. 94 points from Mr Parker for their 2010 is proof it were needed that this property makes very good wine. The 2012 is quite floral and perfumed, with stony minerality, a juicy sweet fruit core of cranberries, blueberries and blackcurrant with just a hint of savoury spice. Honest, quite plush and very well made with no over extraction. Restrained and elegant.

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