Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot * 75cl * 13.5% ABV * Bordeaux, France
The second wine of Château d’Issan, this was assembled from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot, and is aged in oak barrels, of which one third are new. It is an absolutely lovely wine. Medium deep, purple-ruby in colour, with strikingly fruity, pure aromas and a distinctive rose-petal fragrance. The palate is richly built yet without heaviness, the fruit has silky texture, the finish is luscious and long (and best for drinking from 2020-2026+). This was tipped as the hot buy from Clement, our man in Bordeaux.
"Fantastic Blason with gorgeous fruit and velvety tannins. Full-bodied and dense with soft and velvety tannins. Lovely acidity at the end. Best ever second wine from here." 93-94 Points, James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, April 2017.
Please note that these wines are in bond and prices are exclusive of duty and VAT - these will become payable at the prevailing rate as soon as the wine arrives. Collection from the store is available or local delivery to within 15 miles of the store is included in the price. The stock will be landed in bond at EHD - any deliveries needing to be made under bond will be charged for at EHD's standard rates. Delivery will be sometime around April 2020.
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