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2005 Château Lagrange les Tours
5 Ratings
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5 Ratings
2005 Château Lagrange les Tours

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Style

Red

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  • International Wine Cellar
    Medium red-ruby. Reticent but sweet nose offers plum, black cherry, minerals and bitter chocolate. Thick and powerful but with excellent vinosity and sweetness as well as a slightly exotic character to the red fruit and spice flavors. Deep, slow-mounting wine that builds impressively on the back end. The tannins here make those of the 2006 seem a bit rigid by comparison. I was struck by the thought that Lagrange has done consistently well in the last three vintages, and that each effort is an acc...
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    At this point a patently inelegant wine, La Grange smells of new leather, tobacco and olives in addition to well-ripened currants, and it comes across as a fairly big and gutsy wine on the palate. It is weighed down with sizeable tannins and they prescribe at least a decade of aging, but fruit pushes through the finish and promises that cellaring will not be in vain.
  • Wine Spectator
    "Currant, mineral, plum and light toasty oak follow through to a full body, with ultrasilky tannins and a long, caressing finish. This is thoroughly beautiful. Superbalanced and very pretty. Best after 2011. 24,165 cases made."
  • CellarTracker Community Tasting Notes
    Community Tasting Notes (average 86 pts. and median of 86 pts. in 1 note)
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06