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Chateau Lanessan 1996

$395 1 Imperial (6L) |
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    A Harmonious, Elegant and Supple Haut-Medoc Red Wine

    Chateau Lanessan is a Cru bourgeois classified wine from the Haut-Medoc appellation. The vineyard covers 32 hectares over deep Garonne gravel that grow 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 4.5% Petit Verdot and 0.5% Cabernet Franc. The average age of the vines is 32 years.

    The 1996 Chateau Lanessan reveals a beautiful ruby color. On the nose, there are initial woody fragrances and then followed with floral and musky aromas. The palate is powerfully complex with silky, ripe tannins. The finish is exceptionally long.

    Parker : 88 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    A sleeper of the vintage, Lanessan's 1996 boasts an impressively saturated dark ruby/purple color, and knock-out aromatics of melted chocolate, asphalt, and cassis. Deep, rich, and medium-bodied, with excellent concentration and purity, this impressively-endowed, flavorful, well-structured wine should be at its finest between 2004-2016.
    BordeauxHaut-Medoc
    Alcohol
    12.5

    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot/Cabernet Franc

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Sustainable

    J. Robinson
    16

    R. Gabriel
    13

    Wine Spectator
    87

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Medoc

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Haut-Medoc

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Chateau Lanessan

    Classification
    Cru bourgeois

    Parker
    88

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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