Château de Carlmagnus Fronsac 2010 Red Bordeaux, $24.29-$26.99, 92+ points, appears almost black at the core trending red to purple red and clear at the very leggy rim.
An earthy cedar aroma, complimented with cinnamon and clove is rich.
This near full-bodied red wine is marked by mouth watering acidity and noticeable, yet pleasantly sweet tannin, more so than any of the other 2010 Bordeaux red wines I've tasted thus far, making this a most approachable 2010 Bordeaux red wine as well; this is a very drinkable red wine, and not just because of its tannin, but this straight-forward Bordeaux has beautiful and plentiful black and blue fruit, nuanced savory herbs, and blackberry cordial flavors.
An intense finish of spice and heat (15.5% alcohol) are climatic and satisfying.
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