115 Ratings
Chateau Lascombes Margaux
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Wine Details



Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) A soft and charming Lascombes while sweetness, but the tannins are present, medium length, nice spicy finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) "A gorgeous example of Lascombes, the 2005, a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, and the rest Petit Verdot, continues the remarkable turn-around in quality that began five years ago. A stunningly opulent wine with a dense purple color, the 2005 possesses a beautiful perfume of spring flowers, blueberries, blackberries, creosote, and graphite, full body, silky but noticeable tannins, a layered mouthfeel, and a stunning, 45+-second finish. This is a brilliant, modern-styled Margaux that s...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2002 Vintage) "A candidate for one of the top wines of the vintage, Lascombes has turned in a brilliant effort with a deep ruby/purple color as well as gorgeous aromas of plums, cassis, black cherries, and flowers. It boasts a terrific texture, medium to full body, an expansive, multi-layered mid-palate and a tremendously pure finish revealing nicely integrated wood, acidity, alcohol, and tannin. This is a beauty of precision and power. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2020."
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 94-96 - As reviewed by Robert Parker