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" Smooth wood and spice flavors give this wine immediate attractiveness. It has weight and richness, ripe fruit flavors and a spacious feel to the texture. With its complex structure, it’s a wine for aging, so drink after 2016. "
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On a rocky plateau overlooking the Dordogne River, just upstream from Saint-Émilion, a parcel of Cabernet Franc vines up to 100 years dig roots deep into the clay-limestone soils. The vines sit on the same south-facing clay and limestone slope as the greats of Saint-Émilion, a soil very suited to grapevines, with moderate water intake and mineral richness supplied by the limestone. A high anthocyanin content enables a marvelously deep red color, and the wine offers an admirable aromatic profile, refined and complex, and lasting