Category: Full bodied red.
If you like: Approchable Bordeaux left bank wines.
Taste like: Mix of black berries and subtle oak notes. Medium bodied, this is an attractive southern Margaux with balanced structure and ripe black berries with elegant tannins and oak finish. 2012 is already far too drinkable!
Area: AOC Margaux (Bordeaux, left bank)
Farming: Sustainable (using organic principles)
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Merlot (30%)
Occasion: Who needs one to drink a delicious wine from Margaux?
Serving suggestions: decant for 30min.
Food match: Margaux wines are perfect with game, roasted lamb shoulder with a few garlic cloves, duck magret, cassoulet, stew, beef bourguignon, rib steak, couscous, tajine, mushrooms, truffles or other earthy dishes. Funnily enough grilled fish in sauce works well with the wines of Margaux.
Estimated cellaring potential: 10 years.