Wine Advocate | Rating: 91Made from a selection of the lots considered not rich enough for Les Pavots, the 2012 L'Esprit des Pavots is a 1,710-case blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot. A fruity red displaying notes of coffee beans, chocolate, plums, black cherries, truffles and earth, it is a medium to full-bodied, lush red meant to be enjoyed over the next 10-12 years.Drink Dates: 2015-2027Author: Robert Parker
Anonymous | Rating:Drink Dates: 2020-2020Author: Aylward Justin
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