While 1982 is recognized as a great Bordeaux vintage, 1983 may have been even better for most wines of Margaux and the southern Medoc. This wine is a fine example.
Nice burnished ruby tones. Not as dark as the Chateau Tahbilk beside it but equally deep with good brilliance. From the first sniff, this wine is beautiful: flowers, red fruits, exotic spices and smoke. Just enough herbaceousness to be attractive. On the palate, the flavors just keep unfolding. Incredible satiny texture. Glides down so smoothly, I could keep drinking it all night without tiring. This is a special wine.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Chateau Cantemerle Medoc, 1983
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