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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Lascombes

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Margaux

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot

Château Lascombes, 2ème Cru Classé, Margaux, 2011

12x75cl £575.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

This second growth estate has shrugged off its lousy reputation with a string of exceptional wines since the millennium. Detractors will say that the wines are rather massive, but they are highly sought after and have attracted the admiration of American uber-critic, Robert Parker. Flashy, extracted and not particularly Margaux in style, they may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but they are impressive, modern examples and a welcome change to the ‘old’ style of Lascombes. Aromatically complex with plenty of silky, extravagant fruit on the mid-palate. Lots of dry extract, impressive fruit content, but the tannins are rather arid.

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