Ch Cantermerle 1996

Touch of lanolin/lamb’s wool, meaty with a touch of leather and Cabernet blackcurrants bubbling through. Good ripeness – in balance, fruit and acid work together, nice chalky tannins. Refreshing red – 12.5% alcohol and perfect with BBQ lamb shoulder chops. Touch austere on the finish – drink up.

Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France

16.5/20 [tasted 25-12-2010]

Bought en primeur Average value at $40.00. Stored in a Vintage Keeper cabinet.

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