peter michael les pavots

Peter Michael Winery, Les Pavots 2018

RRP £265

A blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot and 3% Petite Verdot. A very dark garnet, this wine offers aromas of dusty roads mixed with rich black cherry and black plum. Smooth-as-silk flavours of black cherry and plum mix with cola nut and tobacco as the wine moves with powerful grace across the palate. The incredibly supple tannins have muscle and a very fine grain that grips the edges of the mouth firmly. There’s just a touch of stony minerality at the core of this wine managing to make itself felt through the very rich mountain fruit.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon (68%), Cabernet Franc (19%), Merlot (10%), Petit Verdot

Alcohol

15.5%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2021 - 2038

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Area

Knights Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Tasted by

Alder Yarrow

UK Stockist

Vineyard Cellars

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