Cépage: Merlot (60%); Cabernet Sauvignon (17%); Cabernet Franc (16%); Petit Verdot (7%)
Size: 750 ml
Rating(s): 93 (RP)
"The 2017 Le Cupole is a gorgeous wine with thick, dark intensity and a sense of bright energy nonetheless. The wine pours from the bottle with midnight darkness. The bouquet offers soft, ripe and opulent fruit, but considering the heat and the drought associated with this vintage, the fruit is expertly managed. There are no jammy overtones or overtly ripe aromas as I had expected, and the tannins are velvety and subdued."