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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Charmail

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Haut Médoc

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot | Cab. Franc

Château Charmail, Haut Médoc, 2005

6x150cl £250.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

Olivier Seze came from Fronsac 25 years ago to restore this property, working single-handedly and single-mindedly to create one of the finest values at this end of the Médoc. Like many conscientious winemakers, he found that green harvests turned out to be unnecessary in 2005, but the hard work put in in the vineyard has paid off, with a superb blend of 50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc that delivers in spades. Blueberry, plum and vanilla on the nose, with just a hint of caramel, leading to a wonderfully structured palate of ripe, pure fruit, smooth tannins and excellent, lingering freshness.

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