Grippy and well-made, this is a nice wine at a great price. Black currant and a touch of earth show on the nose. Blackberry, espresso, and unsweetened chocolate lead on the palate, adding licorice on the mid-palate, which lingers with the chocolate on the finish. Tannins are tight throughout. Drink with flatiron steak. Recommended. 88.
(Wined details below.)
Who: Chateau du Lort
What: Red Bordeaux Blend (65% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc)
Where: France, Bordeaux Contrôlée
How Much: $9
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