Cabernet Sauvignon makes up half of this blend, with the balance Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Merlot. The aromas bring wound-up notes of red apple, cherry, herb, graphite, flower and barrel spice. The flavors are smooth and silky in feel, showing a pleasing depth.
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