(1997 Vintage) Cinq Cépages ("Five Varieties") is a Bordeaux-style blend consisting of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. Each component is aged separately for two years in small French and American oak barrels before blending. Once the wine is assembled, it spends six months in the bottle.
Wine Advocate(1997 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
Wine Spectator(1997 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.