Ruby red with some purple highlights. Vibrant, expressive nose of red...
Deep gold colour, very aromatic, with hints of stonefruit and...
This variety is not highly grown in the other vineyards of France. This...
On the nose, Meyer Lemon, passionfruit, grilled pineapple and guava....
Aromas of black plum, cherry, RHUBARB and hints of EARTH and loam....
It is not unusual that the 2009 La Lagune is a spectacular effort given the fact that this estate has been making terrific wines over the last decade or more. It boasts a dense purple color as well as a beautiful perfume of blueberries, mulberries, cassis, white chocolate and subtle toasty oak. Notes of Chinese black tea, cedarwood and forest floor also make an appearance in the singular aromatic and flavor profiles.
|When to Drink||Now|
|Producer||Chateau La Lagune|
|Grapes||The blend is 60% cabernet sauvignon, 30% merlot and 10% petit verdot|
|Volume||75cl (Full Bottle)|
Château La Lagune is a winery in the Haut-Médoc appellation of the Bordeaux region of France. The wine produced here was classified as one of fourteen Troisièmes Crus (Third Growths) in the historic Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855.
Rescued from dereliction in 1954 by Georges Brunet, La Lagune was subsequently sold to the Ducellier family of Champagne Ayala. In 2000, both La Lagune and Champagne Ayala were sold to the Frey family. Ayala was then sold to the House of Bollinger, and the Frey family acquired Maison Jaboulet in the Rhone. The Freys are also a substantial but not majority shareholders of Billecart-Salmon, the producer in Mareuil-sur-Aÿ.
Located in the commune of Ludon, La Lagune has 72 hectares (180 acres) under vine with a grape variety distribution of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Petit Verdot.
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