Monday, 10 May 2010

TN : Chateau Cadet 2005, Cotes de Castillon, Grand Vin de Bordeaux, France


The chateau is owned by Louis and Caroline Mitjavile.



This wine is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. Maturation was in French oak barrels: one third of which were new, one third was one year old, and the other third wastwo years old.

Colour : Plummy red

Aroma : Blacurrant, plums, herbs

Taste : Blackcurrant, plums, chocolate, cedar, tobacco, herbs, mineral, dry tannins on finish

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 169 SEK

Mark : C+

3 comments:

oglthrp2 said...

My wife and I just had a bottle of the 2005 Chateau Cadet last night. I found it to be A-typical of a classic Bordeaux. I thought I was drinking a "California Cab". The "Oaky" taste took control of the wine. I got better as it opened up more, but I just couldn't get past that "oakiness". I'd give the wine a C- or D+. It will pass to the next grade, but needs to go to summer school . . .

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Anonymous said...

And I just had bottle at a restaurant in Paris and loved it!