Red

2006 Château La Vieille Cure

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Fronsac
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Community Tasting Notes 44

  • RussK wrote: 90 points

    October 6, 2018 - Russk. Improved over time. 89 points when opened 90 + points 3 days later.

  • GoBlue2002 Likes this wine: 90 points

    August 16, 2018 - Opened a bit tight, but after an hour decant was good to go.
    Earth, dried fruit, spice, anise. Good length on the finish.
    Paired well with chicken legs. One of the better LVC's I've had - surprising given the vintage.

  • TashNYC wrote: 89 points

    July 9, 2018 - Lovely perfume and red fruit but not as tannic or complex as other bottles of this. Was stored in the VinoTemp. Perhaps a cork issue as the cork seemed “soft”. A lovely pairing with the roast herbal chicken (with thyme, sage and rosemary).

  • wine247365 Does not like this wine: 83 points

    December 30, 2017 - Definitely a food wine and a "swing and a miss"! Decanted 15 minutes and drank over 2 hours. Beware of some sediment to be filtered. Nicely aromatic nose of a perfumed nature, as others have noted. On the palate, I found it uninteresting...lack of fruit, minerals, hollow mid-palate, a little green. The tannins were resolved and integrated. I'm not familiar with the wines of Fronsac, so I don't know how representative this one is. With food it became more acceptable. Scoring it an 83...in the middle of good. I have another bottle, so will see if this one is just some bottle variation. Wouldn't buy again and an ok QPR.

  • LJD Likes this wine: 92 points

    November 12, 2017 - This was PNP and tasted great.

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  • By Julia Harding MW
    10/7/2016 (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    8/7/2007 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château La Vieille Cure
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation Fronsac
  • UPC Codes 3364501061012, 3364501101015, 3364501111014, 364501051013, 813957006113

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  • Pending Delivery 29 (3%)
  • In Cellars 495 (49%)
  • Consumed 486 (48%)

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