Under the same ownership as Château la Tonnelle, this wine comes the small village of Cissac next door to Pauillac. Dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, it is richly structured, spicy from wood aging and juicy with black-currant fruitiness. Drink this still-firm, young wine from 2022.
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