Chateau Senejac 2013, CB

Classic ruby, tight rim. Fragrant dry purple and red flowers. Fresh red cherries, blackcurrants and dark cherries on the first nose. Lightish- it noses sandalwood, dusty, meaty, cedary with a touch of wood spice on the second. Round, easy and full on the palate - well balanced- with adequate length leading to medium finish reflecting grapes characters. Every easy to drink.

As a humble CB classification and origin, Chateau Senejac 2013 is not as full as 2012; it is slightly fresher and has intensity re-designed with creating certain complexities in blending 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot to start. It is oak fermented, nurtured in French oak for 15 months, where 33% is new. Grapes handpicked and sorted. Vines are 45-year-old; sufficient production to provide good economies of scale. From excellent vintage showing outstanding balance, structure and phenolic ripeness, this wine shouts quality for the class and is stylistically akin to a mature Arsac Margaux. We think that's good because this wine has thus been aggressively priced low! Indeed,

The score is decent at 88 points levels.

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