CHATEAU CROIX DE LABORDE
HAUT MEDOC AOC
APPELLATION : HAUT MEDOC AOC
GRAPE VARIETY : 50%merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc
GROUND : gravel, clay & limestone
AGEING: Traditionnal Oak Aged
TASTING NOTE: Intense nose with blackberries, lots of chocolate, vanilla and some liquorice. Medium body on the palate, concentrated fruit, bell pepper and lots of oak, raw grainy tannins which result in a firm structure, less convincing flat mid-palate. Acids, fruit and alcohol are balanced but tannins and oak need some time to integrate.
AVAILABLE VINTAGE: 2012
ALCOHOL : 13.5% vol.