This is a delightful blend of zingy cranberry and rich blackberry. The nose shows very pretty high-toned red fruit. The nose shows an interesting blend of red and black fruit, bright cranberry and rich blackberry. The red fruit lingers on a long finish. Tannins are firm and are well balanced with the acids. Drink with duck. Recommended. 89.

(Wined details below.)


Who: Chateau Lescalle
What: Red Bordeaux Blend
Where: France, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Supérieur

When: 2009

How Much: $11



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