La Tour Melas 2016

(91+)

(La Tour Melas Grand Vertical, current vintage described by the estate as a perfect one, 401 mm of rainfall, cool summer, 70% new oak, 60% CF, 40% M, 5.100 b). 90% oak - fermented, wild yeasts, unfined and unfiltered this a full bodied and full flavoured red with lovely Cab Franc purity. Taut and structured with high level of savoury fruit it highlights a velvety texture and a long lasting finish.

Producer
La Tour Melas
Region
Color / Type
Variety
Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Vintage
Date Tasted
Mar 2019
When to Drink
2022-2030+
Average Price
56