The 2018 Chȃteau Platon has very deep dark ruby color, almost black at the core. The nose shows classic Bordeaux aromas of plums, blackberries and black currants along with subtle oak notes of coffee and chocolate. The palate has a core of currant and cherry fruit along with cocoa and subtle herbs. The finish is long, with vibrant black fruit, herbs and chocolate. Already delicious today, this promises to continue to drink well through 2025, perhaps longer. You can enjoy this fine red Bordeaux with favorites off the grill, like burgers, sausages, or a classic New York Strip steak. It can also pair well with lamb stew or a traditional duck cassoulet.