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Chateau Laroze 2018

Chateau Laroze 2018
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    A red wine with character from Saint-Emilion

    Chateau Laroze, Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Emilion since 1955, is the property of the Meslin family, whose ancestors were already present as winemakers in Saint-Emilion at the beginning of the 17th century. The 27-hectare property is situated at the foot of a hill on soils of silica and clay, contributing to silky and generously textured wines.

    The 2018 vintage from Chateau Laroze is composed of 65% Merlot, 27.5% Cabernet Franc and 7.5% Cabernet Sauvignon. After a manual harvest and winemaking in inert containers, the wines are aged in barrels (65% of which are new) for 16 months.

    The superb 2018 vintage is characterized by aromas of black fruit (particularly blueberry) and very tasty red fruit, enhanced by floral fragrances, reminiscent of violet. Its consistent palate is structured by firm tannins, which provide a framework that supports the aromatic power of this wine into a very persistent finish. Everything is there for an elegant, generous wine with tremendous potential for age.

    Parker : 91-93 / 100
    J. Suckling : 92-93 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Deep purple-black in color, the 2018 Laroze bursts from the glass with warm plums, baked cherries and mulberries with hints of chocolate box, tapenade and camphor. Full, rich and opulent with bags of black fruit preserves and spicy sparks framed by velvety tannins, it finishes with a peppery lift.
    BordeauxSaint-Emilion
    Alcohol
    14

    Grape varieties
    Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Sustainable

    J. Robinson
    16,5

    J. Suckling
    92-93

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    90-93

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Libournais

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Saint-Emilion

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Chateau Laroze

    Classification
    Grand cru classe

    Parker
    91-93

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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