2018 Château Cantemerle, Haut-Médoc is now released.
Wines offered under bond and/ or en primeur exclude duty & VAT. The price shown is per case as listed below. For more information please see T&Cs at the bottom of this page
Château Cantemerle’s vineyard is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Merlot (30%), Cabernet Franc (6%) and Petit Verdot (4%) with an average of 30 years old vine. All wines are hand harvested and winemaking is done traditionally using wooden conical frustum vats. Wines are aged lot by lot for 12 to 16 months in French oak casks (50% new oak) and an additional 4 months in vat after blending.
Offered for sale ‘En Primeur’ under bond. Price shown is per case (12x75cl bottles) and excludes UK duty and VAT which will be charged at the prevailing rate when the wine is released from bond. Onward delivery from bond charges are not included, free delivery on orders above £100 does not apply. Reward Card points are not accruable or redeemable on ‘En Primeur’ or In Bond sales.
A rich and layered young Bordeaux with a solid center palate of ripe fruit and coated with ripe and polished tannins. Tightly wound ball now. Pretty texture and length to this.- 94 pts James Suckling