This is a delicious, soft wine with aromas and flavors of mocha, coffee, cedar and jammy red fruits. Its garish display of toasty oak, jammy berry fruit and chocolate flavors is admirable.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP): 87
"This blend of 62% Merlot and 38% Cabernet Franc reveals a lot of oak. Proprietor Jean-Philippe Janoueix, ... does such a great job with all his estates, ... There is a slight astringency to the tannins, but the wine possesses impressive density and richness..."