Château La Cardonne

Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend

8.8196 ratings
8.817 pro ratings
Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Top Notes For
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.1

A medoc mostly merlot with Cabernet Sauvignon and a bit of Cabernet franc

A medoc mostly merlot with Cabernet Sauvignon and a bit of Cabernet franc

2 people found it helpfulFeb 5th, 2014
Will Brajnikoff

Sommelier Chai Consulting

400th wine!

400th wine!

1 person found it helpfulAug 2nd, 2013
Bob Bryden

Founder The Lake Sommelier, LLC, Author Wine Talk

8.8

Deep color, lots of extract. Merlot, Cabernet, and Cab Franc blend showing graphite, pencil shavings, black currant, and black cherry. A bit of a short finish.

Deep color, lots of extract. Merlot, Cabernet, and Cab Franc blend showing graphite, pencil shavings, black currant, and black cherry. A bit of a short finish.

Jan 3rd, 2017
Grant Simpson

Great for everyday drinking

Great for everyday drinking

Nov 20th, 2016
Grant Simpson

At 19.99 this is great, very tight upon opening but opening with time, hedonistic, cocoa powder, dark dried fruits, and herbs

At 19.99 this is great, very tight upon opening but opening with time, hedonistic, cocoa powder, dark dried fruits, and herbs

Aug 15th, 2016
Bob Bryden

Founder The Lake Sommelier, LLC, Author Wine Talk

8.7

The 2005 nicely balanced but running out of steam. Drink now.

The 2005 nicely balanced but running out of steam. Drink now.

Jul 22nd, 2015
Melissa Vetrecin

Wine Manager Wegmans Food Markets

8.6

Cacao, dark berry, leather. Extremely tight, needed in excess of 2 hours to really open up. Solid bottle.

Cacao, dark berry, leather. Extremely tight, needed in excess of 2 hours to really open up. Solid bottle.

Jul 12th, 2015
Michael Young

Area Manager/Italian Specialist Fine Wine Portfolio, Palm Bay International, Certified Sommelier Court of Master Sommelier, Certified Sommelier Associazione Sommelier Italiano

8.8

1979. Good. A little flat in the palette. Great vegetal notes, little fruit left bad wine dropped off after about an hour.

1979. Good. A little flat in the palette. Great vegetal notes, little fruit left bad wine dropped off after about an hour.

Jun 22nd, 2015
George Chen

Gained some weight after 20 minutes. Easy drink.

Gained some weight after 20 minutes. Easy drink.

Mar 27th, 2015
George Chen

Simple but drinks a mouthful. Great wine for the money!

Simple but drinks a mouthful. Great wine for the money!

Feb 19th, 2015