Chateau Lagrange 2017

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A Deep and Expressive Grand Cru from Saint-Julien

With its ideal location in the commune of Saint-Julien, a prestigious appellation on the Left Bank of the Bordeaux region, Chateau Lagrange is among the most celebrated references of the Medoc. This Saint-Julien Grand Cru is renowned for its elegant, classy, powerful, perfectly balanced wines, which offer a structure typical of the appellation.

During a vintage that will be remembered for its difficult weather conditions, the vineyard of Chateau Lagrange were not spared by the frost that hit Bordeaux in late April. The First Wine of the property, the Chateau Lagrange 2017 rewards the endless effort of the technical team. It is necessary to emphasize the extreme attention paid to the vine, with the team manually marking each to designate the level of damage caused by the frost. Rigorous plot selection during harvest made it possible to extract the very best of this vintage, despite all of its challenges. The technical excellence and precision of winemaking conducted under the watchful eyes of the famous oenologist consultant Eric Boissenot revealed the purity and freshness of the fruit through gentle extractions.

With its blend dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon (78%), complemented by Merlot (18%) and Petit Verdot (4%), the Chateau Lagrange 2017 displays all the typical characteristics of the charming Saint-Julien. Vibrant and full of freshness, the aromatic bouquet exudes pure notes of cassis, blackberries and raspberries. In the mouth, the attack is frank, revealing crunchy fruit, while the palate is outlined with a superb density and silky texture. Already demonstrating beautiful depth and a perfect balance, this wine is structured upon delicious and ripe tannins that offer a vibrant acidity. A model of elegance, the Chateau Lagrange 2017 promises a remarkable vintage for the property.

Parker : 89-91 / 100
J. Suckling : 92-93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The medium to deep garnet-purple colored 2017 Lagrange (Pomerol) is 100% Merlot and opens with a seriously plummy nose with a compelling undercurrent of spice cake, potpourri and chocolate box plus a waft of sage. Medium-bodied, taut and muscular with a rugged frame of chewy tannins and lively acid, it finishes with an energizing herbal lift.
BordeauxSaint-Julien
Grape varieties
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Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
16,5

J. Suckling
92-93

Wine Spectator
92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Julien

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Lagrange

Classification
Third Growth

Parker
89-91

Allergens
Contains sulfites