Château Boyd-Cantenac 2014
• Domaine: Château Boyd-Cantenac
• Appellation (AOC): Margaux
• Classification: Third Growth, 3ème Grand Cru Classé in 1855
• Origin: Left Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar
"The 2014 Boyd-Cantenac has a more outgoing and expressive bouquet than its peers, a little heavy on the new oak that with aeration dominates the fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with bright red berry fruit, well judged acidity but lacking real complexity and terroir expression whilst the finish is short. Not a bad Margaux, but it does not merit superlatives. Tasted blind at the annual Southwold tasting." - Neal Martin, vinous.com (03/2018), Rating: 89, Drink: 2019-2040
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