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Château Cantenac 2016

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Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

In the Cantenac Vineyard where the Roskin-Brunot family XIXth century manor is located. Meaning; charming and enchanted, This lovely Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Bordeaux has its origins.
Merlot dominant with a Cabernet Franc follow-up. (75/25) Fruit forward juiciness. Black currants, spices, red cherries, stewed strawberries, patent leather, sweet, fresh green bay leaves, and smoky roses. Flavours encompass touches of tangy blueberry skin elements noticeable on the finish. Acidity is high but well integrated with voluptuous velvety tannins. Drinking well now but further aging of 3-5 yrs is suitable. An apt fit to enjoy with game meats, rustic birds, lamb chops or grilled portobello mushrooms. 91 points - tasted July 2018

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Château Cantenac 2016, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France: A complex and richly flavoured Bordeaux red wine blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc from old vines. Aromas of cassis, smoke and dark woodland berries. This wine was aged for 12 months in oak barrels, 40% of which was new. Firm tannins. Decant 1-2 hours. Pair with duck breast or game meats. Drink: 2018-2023. 24430 14% XD 750 mL  $34.95 Score: 90/100. August 20, 2021 Top Rated Red Wine. Gorgeous Gift Wine  Full Review



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