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CHÂTEAU FRANCS MAGNUS 2018 AC Bordeaux Supérieur
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. This tasty, well-priced, Fronsac Bordeaux Supérieur has a fairly deep purple red colour. Slightly spicy, licorice-tinged, ripe plum-blueberry nose with some mineral notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite nicely structured (although it may seem lean to California wine fans), slightly spicy, fairly ripe, tangy, slightly grippy, plum-red-cherry flavours with a very crisp, slightly cedary, lingering, somewhat chalky, bricky finish. This youthful blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc has a hefty 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L0118 on the back label. Another steak red. CSPC 483370
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Dry, Youthful, Grippy, Intense
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Like the depth of fruit and intensity to this Bordeaux Sup., which shows blackberry and blueberry character. Ripe tannins, too. Wait and see, but I like it. Score - 91-92 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, April 11, 2019) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 8, 2020
Cases bought 398 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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