Chateau Potensac 2012, Medoc CBS

Deep ruby; tight rim. Attractive raspberry, strawberry and tobacco scented bouquet. The palate is full-bodied and fruity with supple ripe blackberry fruit laced with tobacco. Dry tannins are well balanced and ageing well. Some complexities from the mix of varietals from 46% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Cabernet Franc, 2% Carmenere, and 1% P Petit Verdot. High-quality, fruity vintage for Potensac. Classic Bordeaux four-square style; 13.5% ABV. 91DD.

Parker awarded it 90 POints; Voss from WE writes, 'One of the showpieces of the Médoc, this structured and firm wine has strong Cabernet flavours that give dry tannins and juicy black currant fruits. Still youthful, this balanced wine is likely to age well. Drink from 2018.'