Grape: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 35% Merlot
Tasting Notes: Black fruit, Herbs, Leather. Earth
The 130 acre Chateau Magence estate is highly unusual as it has been held by the same family since its creation in the 18th century. Thier vineyards have poor naturally drained gravelly soil that ideal for growing the approved Bordeaux grapes. They play music in the vines to ward off the disease esca.
This is not a powerhouse Bordeaux rather a serious elegant wine that is ready for drinking. It's full bodied, very dry, balanced acid and tannins The typical Bordeaux palatte offers plum, blackberry, black currants, earth, leather, oak, and herbs with smoke, cigar box and savoury undertones and a lingering finish. Match with roasted red meats or cheeses such as cheddar,