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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...

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    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    "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."