(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.
"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...
fantastic nose showing a top class Bordeaux. finish is powerful and explodes in mouth. quite long but slightly light at the end. still developing even after 4 hours of opening. bot 2 no diff from bot 1. less impressive w poh piah. nose continues to be v good. 06/10 03/11 moi lum bot 3 was again different. very exciting and young. again big nose and stronger finish this time. nice contrast with the pintia. 12/13 another contrast with pintia 05. has surprisingly developed into a more masculine drop both on the nose and follow through. decanted 2 hours and drank over 6. pintia was more feminine. 12/14 4 hours decant. Beautiful. More balanced, maturing nicely.
wow, smooth and wonderful. 93pts
Wine SpectatorRating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06
Wine & SpiritsRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08
Wine AdvocateRating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
Robert ParkerRating: 94-96 - As reviewed by Robert Parker