This is great Value! Vineyard neighbours to Cos d' estournel the blend is 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet, 25% Cab Franc. It’s dark purple color and gripping tannins are indicative of the vintage. The nose reveals sweet cassis, crushed violets, and chocolate. lovely ripe cranberries, bittersweet chocolate, leather, and profound Asian spices on the long finish.