Chateau La Cabanne - 2015

Merlot / Cabernet Franc
A still red wine from the Pomerol region of France.


Lush, dark and elegant. Berries, plums, tobacco leaf and chocolate.

Tasting Notes

The 2015 from Chateau La Cabanne profile is very rich with dark berries and plums but also some herbaceous notes and a hint of chocolate.

The mouthfeel is firm with fine tannins and a good acidity.

The finish is elegant and long.

92
Score 92

My score / points

Chateau La Cabanne - 2015
The 2015 Vintage Review
Estate making Estate Chateau La Cabanne
Style of Style Red & Still
Country of Chateau La Cabanne Country France
Region of Chateau La Cabanne Region Pomerol
Grape blend of Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Vintage of Vintage 2015
My review of Points
92
   

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Merlot

Dark blue-colored variety of wine-making grape

Merlot is a dark blue–colored wine grape variety that can be used to produce both blending and varietal wines. Merlot is thought to be a diminutive of merle, the French word for a blackbird, which is most likely a reference to the grape’s color. Merlot is a common grape for blending with the sterner, later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon, which appears to be higher in tannin, due to its softness and “fleshiness” combined with its earlier ripening.

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Cabernet Franc

Grapevine that yields black grapes used for wine

Cabernet Franc is a popular black grape variety grown all over the world. It’s mostly grown for blending with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in the Bordeaux style, but it can also be vinified on its own, as in Chinon in the Loire. It is also made into ice wine in Canada and the United States, in addition to being used in blends and grown as a varietal.

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