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    2020-2035

The Story

Powerful and revealing intense colour, the red wines of Château La Garde Pessac-Léognan are well-structured and concentrated and ideal for ageing. Round, supple and alluring, they reflect the elegance and finesse of the terroir and today feature among the elite of the Pessac-Léognan appellation.

Vinification & Ageing

Pre-fermentation cold maceration. Alcoholic fermentation, with very few manipulations (pumping-over, pigeage). Malolactic fermentation partially in barrels. Ageing in barrels takes place in an arched underground cellar with air-conditioning for 12-14 months. Cooperage savoir-faire and oak selection are combined when choosing the barrels so that they are best suited to the characteristics and style of Château La Garde wines.

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Deep colour. Lead pencil cedar, dark cherry fruit, fine chocolaty textures and long leafy finish. Fresh and textural wine. 90 points
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Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Aromatic nose with distinct dark berry fruit, blackberries, blackcurrants and hints of sweet elderberries. In the background mild spices and roasting aroma, dark chocolate and hints of coffee. On the palate well structured with firm tannins, succulent fruit and good length.
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Bordeaux, Pessac-Léognan

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château La Garde 2015  ( Château La Garde )

"Deep colour. Lead pencil cedar, dark cherry fruit, fine chocolaty textures and long leafy finish. Fresh and textural wine. 90 points"

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château La Garde 2015  ( Château La Garde )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Aromatic nose with distinct dark berry fruit, blackberries, blackcurrants and hints of sweet elderberries. In the background mild spices and roasting aroma, dark chocolate and hints of coffee. On the palate well structured with firm tannins, succulent fruit and good length. "

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