Wine: Chateau de Fontenille 2014
Variety: 80 Merlot / 20 Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV: 13.5% alc.
Score: 89 pts
Best Enjoyed: Now – 2020
A nose of just-dug-up mushrooms, forest floor, and melted graphite is freshened up with mixed currants that turn to a palate of currants, cherries, and a hint of drying purple flowers alongside cigar tobacco. A bit short on the finish, but lovely right now.