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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    Beef Tenderloin Niçoise

The Story

In time, the vines planted in 1985 are now providing a choice in plot selection. Conventional tillage and handpicking are jealously maintained. More rigorous each year, the wine is surrounded resources and the most modern aids. Penetrates the grapes in a vat which allows perfect control of fermentations. Livestock cellars are fully air conditioned.
Efforts now focus on the vine. The experience gained during 30 years of practice brings a mastery of soils and climatic constraints.

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Vintage 2013

WEATHER CONDITIONS /The spring is historically cool and wet.  More than 200 mm of rain during May and June.  July is very hot and August dry until the 15thSeptember. A tropical period begins at the end of September like a starter for begin the harvest.

PICKING DATES/ From 30th September to 14th October 2013 : the fastest harvest since 1998!

BLENDING/The blending consists of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot, and 4% of Petit Verdot.

TASTING/“It sports considerable fruitiness on the nose with vibrant and pure red cherries, fresh strawberry and cedar that is well defined. The palate is well balanced with fine .There is commendable precision towards the finish that deftly carries oak.”

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Dark purple red colour with violet hue. Elegant, almost closed nose with fine ripe berryfruit, hints of toasted oak and discreet minerality in the background. Complex but only slowly opening up. On the palate well structured with good length, fine acidity, well balanced tannins and pleasant yet discreet fruit.
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Origin

Saint-Julien, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Satisfactory

Investment potential

Good

Fake factory

None

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Lagrange 2013  ( Château Lagrange )

"Dark purple red colour with violet hue. Elegant, almost closed nose with fine ripe berryfruit, hints of toasted oak and discreet minerality in the background. Complex but only slowly opening up. On the palate well structured with good length, fine acidity, well balanced tannins and pleasant yet discreet fruit."

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