Merlot dominated Bordeaux that is at its peak. Pop and pour this was showing nice fruit with some medium acidity and smooth tannins on the finish. I paid around $23 for these about 5 years ago. Drink now or over the next few years.
Nice little wine. Very appealing dark cherry fruit, some savory notes, not very tannic, with medium body, very good balance and moderately long finish. Good, persistent fruit throughout, this wine leans more on elegance than brute force. If I had a criticism, it would be that it seemed a bit light on its feet, or slightly dilute on the palate.
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