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Chateau Lascombes Margaux
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Wine Details

Style

Red

Region

France

Wine Description

(From 2009 Vintage) Power Alliance and elegance, smoothness and rich tannins, Château Lascombes is a complex wine. Young, its deep color is always impressive. The palate combines finesse and soft tannins with a grain very noble. Over the years, we must rediscover Château Lascombes to fully appreciate its aromatic complexity and see change its structure, more suave.

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 2009 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2012
  • 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