Producer: Chateau des Graviers
Wine: 2012 Margaux Cuvee Quintessence
Varietals: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
Nose: Deep purple color, very pleasant sweet earthy nose, complex aromas of black berry, cherry and vanilla with mild hints of oak and toffee.
Palate: Layered deep structures of berries keep coming, but are never overpowering Powerful with a gentle silky quality and long lingering finish.
Food: Red and white meats, birds, veal and hard cheeses
Cellaring: Drink now or cellar until 2028