Château Lagrange, 3ème Cru Classé, St Julien, 2018

  Château Lagrange

This is never one of our favourite St Juliens, we expect pinched rather meagre wines and they duly deliver. There is some Cabernet fragrance, flowers and graphite, then it is sinewy and mean, dominated by dry tannins.

Contains Sulphites.

About Château Lagrange

Lagrange is a 4ème Cru Classé, located in the appellation of St Julien.

Appellation: St Julien

St-Julien may not have any first growths like its neighbour Pauillac but has a raft of high-performing Châteaux in its ranks, second through to fourth growths, Including Ducru-Beaucaillou, Léoville Las Cases, Léoville-Poyferré, Léoville-Barton. Gruaud-Larose and Talbot. For many St-Julien is quintessential claret, robust, powerful but refined subtle and poised. Gravelly soils dominate, hence wide plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon with some Merlot.

Grape Blend: Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot

A classic partnership. The stock left bank Bordeaux blend also used to good affect in the New World. Cabernet's, acidic, tannic complex qualities marry ideally with Merlot's sweet, softy flesh characteristics.