Chateau La Lagune 3eme Grand Cru Classé Haut Médoc, Bordeaux, France, 2020
Grapes: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot & 5% Petit Verdot, 80ha vineyards (on gravel soil) certified organic from 2020 vintage, aged in 50% new oak barrels
"Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2020 La Lagune strides confidently out of the glass with bold, fantastically pure black fruit notes of crushed black plums, ripe blackcurrants and juicy blackberries, plus hints of tar, dried Provence herbs, star anise and smoked meats, with a hint of black truffles. The medium-bodied palate delivers tightly wound, bright, crunchy black fruits with plenty of freshness and an approachable, grainy texture, finishing long with loads of earthy and herbal sparks."
(92-94/100) points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, WINE ADVOCATE
"The 2020 La Lagune has turned out beautifully, offering up aromas of cassis, dark berries, loamy soil and sweet spices, followed by a medium to full-bodied, velvety, layered palate that exhibits excellent depth and concentration structured around powdery tannins, concluding with a perfumed, violet-inflected finish. This is a strong effort and a worthy, somewhat more muscular follow-up to the sensual, charming 2019."
94/100 points, William Kelley, WINE ADVOCATE
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