The 2014 l'If has a pretty bouquet, quite intense with hints of licorice infusing the bright and vivid black cherry and blueberry fruit. With time, there is an intriguing melted tar scent. The palate is medium-bodied with quite firm tannin. This l'If seem
90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc. 50% new oak. They pulled out some vines and will leave them for four years. Now just 3 ha. Deep crimson. Fresh and lush with great health and expression. Cool and round with toasty tannins on the end. Racy and sleek. Dense.