Rich and deep, this offers quality that belies its moderate price. The nose shows black cherry, elderberry, and mulberry. Plum, black cherry, and mulberry lead on the palate, with a pop of chocolate on the mid-palate. Tannins are firm and grippy, and the finish is mid-length. Drink with lamb chops. Recommended. 89.
(Wined details below.)
Who: Chateau Timberlay
What: Red Bordeaux Blend (Merlot 85%, Cabernet Franc 20%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%)
Where: France, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Supérieur
How Much: $15
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