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114 Ratings
Chateau Lascombes Margaux

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2008 Vintage) A dark plum/ruby/purple-tinged color is followed by a sexy, up-front perfume of forest floor, damp earth, blue and red fruits and a touch of spicy oak. Lush with low acidity and sweet tannin.

Winemaker's Notes

"In less than five years this property has emerged as one of the appellation’s up and coming stars thanks to the infusion of money from the American conglomerate, Colony Capital, as well as the braintrust that now oversees the winemaking, Yves Vatelot (of Reignac fame) and the internationally renowned oenologist, Michel Rolland. The dark plum/ruby-hued, open-knit 2003 offers a big, sweet nose of barbecue smoke, plum liqueur, creme de cassis, flowers, new saddle leather, and damp earth. Loads of b...

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    $65. still corpulent, needs a lot more time to drink on its own, great with steak now, nice finish, big wine that will smooth out with time.

    9 months
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    nice silky long finish

    7 months
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    WS 91

    7 months
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (91-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04