1996 Cantemerle 750ml

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1996 Cantemerle
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Score: 91
Author: BordeauxKassett
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 11/12/2010
Drink Dates: 2010-2012
Feminine, elegant, delicious! What this wine lacks in power and brute force it takes back in elegance and its lovely perfume. Drink up in a couple of years.
Score: 91
Author: Koby
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 09/12/2010
Site Blog: The Wine Forum
More Vintages and Sizes of Cantemerle:

2010 (750ml)
2009 (750ml)
2000 (750ml)

About This Producer


Chateau Cantemerle is an Haut-Medoc property situated along the Route des Chateaux, just north of Bordeaux. It is classified as a 5eme Cru Classe. The history of the estate goes back to the 14th century, when it belonged to the powerful lords of Blanquefort. It has gone through many changes of ownership since that time. The vineyards include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The wine is widely considered an excellent value that could be upgraded to a Third Growth. The annual production for Cantemerle is 25,000 cases and 12,500 for its second wine, Les Allees des Cantemerle.

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