Les Piliers de Maison Blanche 2005

This is yet another good 2005 Bordeaux, and a blend of 70% merlot and 30% cabernet franc.  It has an aroma of ripe berries and tobacco.  On the palate, there are tannins and good length.  Perhaps the mid palate is not as full as I would have liked, but I found it hard to put the glass down.  Utterly drinkable.  88 points (7.3/10).

Abv: 13.5%
Price: around $50
Would I buy it having tasted it?  Yes
Website: http://www.montagnesaintemilion.com/chateau-maison-blanche.html

you might also like

Montagne St Emilion

No comments:

Post a Comment

To subscribe to Grape Observer please click here.



About

Grapeobserver.com is an independent wine review and journal. For further information about your author, please click here. To subscribe to Grape Observer you can click here.