Black currant and tobacco leaf are on the nose. Plums show over black currant not he palate, with eucalyptus and tar on the mid-palate. Tannins are a little rough. This is an interesting, modestly priced rustic Cabernet. Pair it with blue cheese burgers. Recommended. 86 points.
WHO: La Forge Estate
WHAT: Cabernet Sauvignon
WHERE: France, Languedoc Roussillon, Vin de Pays d’Oc
HOW MUCH: $11