Bernard Schurr Montagne Saint Emilion 2016

Imported by the team at Fourth Wave Wine, Here we have a Bordeaux blend from the right bank, with merlot dominant at 55% over 45% cabernet. Screwcap.

Bernard Schurr, Montagne, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Saint Emilion, 2016

From an average vien age of 35 years, this throws up plenty of plum, mulberry and blackberry on the nose over sweet boysenberry ice cream offset by smoky, toasty oak and varietal pencil shavings. Some rustic roasting pan jus for good measure. Midweight. Dusty, chewy and chalky pervading tannins all at the same time. Smoky, slightly leafy herbaceous notes and pippy black currant. A distinctly wooden aspect to an otherwise tart finish. Varietal, if not very exciting.
RRP: $27
Alc: 14.5%
Rating: 16.25/20
Wine sample courtesy of Fourth Wave Wine

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