2006 Chateau Cantemerle - 88.5pts

2006 Chateau Cantemerle (Haut-Medoc) Bordeaux - France

Decanted: 2hrs

Cost: $49.00-$69.90

Date Tasted: September 13th, 2009

Blend: 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc

Tasting Notes: Good concentrated, dark garnet colour. The nose had nice intensity with hints of leather, tobacco, and deep berries. The palate had good acid and nice tannins with a velvety finish. This was a nice young wine that requires 5-6 years of further development.

Scores: 90 WA, 89 ST, 88 WS, 87+IW, Average: 88.5

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