Château de Camensac 2011
• Domaine: Château de Camensac
• Appellation: Haut Médoc
• Classification: Fifth Growth, 5ème Grand Cru Classé
• Origin: Left Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar
"Bright, dark ruby. Musky red berries and cherry on the nose, along with notes of dried flowers and chocolatey oak. Sappy, penetrating raspberry and red cherry flavors show a slight dry edge and pick up a smoky quality with air. Turns drier on the finish, which lingers with gripping tannins." - Ian D'Agata, vinous.com, (July, 2014), Ratings: 88
"A solid, charmless but competent wine, the dark plum/ruby-colored 2011 Camensac reveals sweet, herbal, red and black currant fruit, medium body and a lightly tannic finish." - Robert Parker Jr., The Wine Advocate (4/25/2012, Issue 200), Ratings: 84-86
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