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Château Larose-Trintaudon Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

"A very intense colour with hints of purple. The nose is blackberries and cherries in brandy. In the mouth we have finesse and elegance rather than exuberance. The attack is straightforward, ample and fresh, the middle of the mouth is well-rounded and enveloped by elegant tannins which do not overpower. At the finish, the tannins still remain tight, barely starting to fade away." - Winery

Château Larose-Trintaudon:
The vineyard was originally planted by a Henry Delarose on a plot of land known as 'Tenement de Trintaudon' ;hence the name of the estate.The actual chateau was built in the 1870's. In the 1920's the vines were pulled up and the land given over to dairy farming but the place was bought by the Former family  [ who already owned other estates in Bordeaux ]  in 1963 and... Read more
The vineyard was originally planted by a Henry Delarose on a plot of land known as 'Tenement de Trintaudon' ;hence the name of the estate.The actual chateau was built in the 1870's. In the 1920's the vines were pulled up and the land given over to dairy farming but the place was bought by the Former family  [ who already owned other estates in Bordeaux ]  in 1963 and they recommenced viticulture The Former family sold up to the Allianz insurance group [ who also own other Bordeaux estates ] in 1986. It still has Cru Bourgeois status.The Chateau has 190 hectares under vine making it the largest wine estate in the Haut-Medoc appellation. producing around a million bottles a year. There are two second wines,Les Hauts de Trintaudon and Larose-St.Laurent. Read less

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Snooth User: Calamus
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03/09/2014

Three glasses



"A very intense colour with hints of purple. The nose is blackberries and cherries in brandy. In the mouth we have finesse and elegance rather than exuberance. The attack is straightforward, ample and fresh, the middle of the mouth is well-rounded and enveloped by elegant tannins which do not overpower. At the finish, the tannins still remain tight, barely starting to fade away." - Winery

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