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Château des Tourelles Red Bordeaux Blend Lalande de Pomerol 2002

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Founded in 1686 Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan, slightly later the estate was passed on to his daughter when she married Jacques François de Pichon Longueville. Today the vineyards are owned by Louis Roederer, who invest a great deal of time and effort into creating sublime wines. A nose of earth, leather, tobacco and cassis. The palate displays beautiful notes of black cherry, herbs, violets and tobacco with an incredibly long finish.

Château des Tourelles:
Wine was one of the biggest productions and source of enrichment in the roman empire. This trade was the most important one, as the italy could not assume its own consuption. The culture of the vines itself was different : different sorts of pergolas, vines growing on trees and another philosophy of the plant considering as it was more than a vegetal. Sometimes vines were married with trees to... Read more
Wine was one of the biggest productions and source of enrichment in the roman empire. This trade was the most important one, as the italy could not assume its own consuption. The culture of the vines itself was different : different sorts of pergolas, vines growing on trees and another philosophy of the plant considering as it was more than a vegetal. Sometimes vines were married with trees to take their strength. Many sorts of wines existed in roman antiquity, from ones from a single place, family of wines with local interpretations or aromatised recipes. Two things let the use of drinking wine growing : creation of a social hierarchy in Rome and use of wine as a medicine. As important and rich people tryed to be unique and receive there hosts with luxury, some famous people have elaborated a taste hierarchy between the wines. As many authors described the use of wine in medicine and prescribe different wines for each disease, Pline tell one of is friends to drink a glass af mulsum every morning to keep youth. Read less

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Founded in 1686 Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan, slightly later the estate was passed on to his daughter when she married Jacques François de Pichon Longueville. Today the vineyards are owned by Louis Roederer, who invest a great deal of time and effort into creating sublime wines. A nose of earth, leather, tobacco and cassis. The palate displays beautiful notes of black cherry, herbs, violets and tobacco with an incredibly long finish.

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