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Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 90
Drink: 2015-20
Grape Variety:Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

Product:

Château Biac, Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux 2010
TAGS:

Rating: 17.25/20pts
52% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot.
Château Biac: 5,000-9,000 vines/ha
Crushed black berry fruit on the nose, showing perfectly the ripeness of the vintage, Merlot dominant, providing a marvellous mid-palate with a refreshing firmness from Cabernet Sauvignon. All the qualities of a great vintage in place, with firm tannins to add vigour to the richly textured fruit.

Stockist: £38, Hedonism
Drink 2015-20
Alc 14.5%

Taster: Steven Spurrier