92pointsDeLille 2012 Chaleur Estate Red (Red Mountain)

Cellar Selection

More than 75% of this wine comes from Ciel du Cheval vineyard, with the rest from Upchurch. A blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, it's reserved at present, with light aromas of woodspice, coffee, assorted dried herbs and mineral. The cherry and cassis flavors show a mixture of richness and restraint, persisting on the finish along with enough tannins to go the distance. It will be best 2022–2027. Sean P. Sullivan

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  • Alcohol
    14.1%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    9/1/2015
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