In 1855, when the classification of the Medoc took place, Chateau Cantemerle was accidentally left off the list of the classed chateaux. It was at the continued insistence of Madame Villeneuve-Durfort, that her property, Chateau Cantemerle be reinstated in the classification. 1966 Bordeaux wine is the perfect example of an old school Bordeaux vintage. At this age, many 1966 Bordeaux wine are tired and as a matter of style, several are hard, tannic and austere. However, the high tannin levels and acidity have allowed these wines an extended life and a few wines have turned out much better than expected.
Cedar, truffle, chestnut and soy sauce. Fully mature now, drink up!
Region: Bordeaux, France
Grape : Cabernet Sauvignon dominated