Chateau de Vertheuil 2008, AC Bordeaux
Deep ruby with tight rim. Sweet spice (cinnamon, moca coffee, latte) cream and smoke. Lurking behind are stream of red raspberries, strawberries and currants. Minty, slightly licorice. Good fruit, with ample by controlled tannins. Textured. Balanced. Value for money. Composition: 60% Cabernet; 40% Merlot, 12.5%. DD90.