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Chateau Larcis Ducasse 2020

Bordeaux - 1er grand cru classé "B"Saint-Emilion - Red - 14.5°
Chateau Larcis Ducasse 2020
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The structure and aromatic finesse of a Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe

The estate

Chateau Larcis Ducasse has existed since the 17th century. Preservation, an expression of the terroir and great care for the vine are at the core of Chateau Larcis Ducasse. The property rose to the rank of Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe in 2012 thanks to the work of Nicolas Thien, who took over the reins of the estate in 2002.

The vineyard

The 11 hectares of the estate are planted in a veritable mosaic of terroirs. The 35-year-old vines are planted on a clay-limestone plateau of asterite limestones, or in clay-loam and clay-limestone colluvial soils.

The vintage

The heavy rainfall and warm temperatures of winter 2020 favored an early budding of the vines. An episode of frost on April 17 was followed by record rainfall, causing significant mildew pressure and slowing down the development of the vines. Thanks to sufficient wind counteracting the effects of the humidity, flowering took place under good conditions. The beginning of June was marked by cool temperatures and very heavy rains, which ceased from June 19 to August 11. The beautiful thermal amplitudes, the cool nights of August and the rainy days at the end of the summer created ideal conditions for the ripening of the grapes. September saw the return of cool temperatures and rainfall, refining the ripeness, colors and tannic structure of the grapes in time for the harvest.

The blend

The Chateau Larcis Ducasse 2020 was made from a blend of Merlot (90%) and Cabernet Franc (10%).

The tasting

The Chateau Larcis Ducasse 2020 fully expresses the potential of its sunny terroir, through a wine of beautiful density, freshness, and supple, gourmet structure.

Parker : 96-98 / 100
J. Suckling : 97-98 / 100
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Alcohol
14.5

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Bettane & Desseauve
95-96

Decanter
97

J. Robinson
16++

J. Suckling
97-98

Revue du Vin de France
96-97

Vinous - A. Galloni
95-97

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Larcis Ducasse

On Special
No

Region
Bordeaux

Classification
1er grand cru classé "B"

Parker
96-98

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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