Obviously young and holding back more than it’s capable of offering, with effort, the floral, earthy, spicy red fruits begin to emerge. The tannins are present, but ripe, soft and delivering the correct amount of backbone for aging. Fresh, pure, deep, dark, silky, rich red fruits line the finish. Given another 5 years in the bottle, this could be as good, or even better than the sublime 2005! The wine was made from a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and a healthy does of 10% Petit Verdot.
Beautiful bouquet with loads of dark forest fruits, cassis, graphite and beautiful oak. On the palate concentrated cassis and blackberries, firm acidity and powerful round tannin. This is a serious wine that will be great to follow. Already showing what it has in store, but probably reaching early maturity around 2022. 92++ for tonight.
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(Château La Lagune) Very dark red violet color; olive, tart currant nose; olive, tart red currant, tart black currant palate; medium-plus finish (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot; 50% new oak)
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