1997 Vintage Tasting Notes
Abundant sunlight in the previous vintages produced high fertility in the vine buds and a large crop, which was thinned to the lowest per-acre yield in a decade. Harvest was early and very compact, comprising just 11 days. The wine combines vigor with finesse.
Cabernet Sauvignon 82%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Merlot 5%, Malbec 4%, Petit Verdot 1%
18 Months in new French oak
Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: you can continue to hold this wine.