Original

Average (9) Ratings: 3.7 Hearts

Expert Ratings: 92.0/100 points

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

"This is the first vintage that Christian Dauriac (Destieux's proprietor) has released. Produced from a five-acre vineyard planted with old vine Merlot and Cabernet Franc (yields were only 20 hectoliters per hectare), this offering receives the full garage wine treatment. Its boasts a deep opaque purple color as well as a gorgeous perfume of sweet blackberry and cherry fruit intertwined with vanilla and spice. While long, concentrated, and powerful, it has not lost its sense of place or purpose. ...