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Chateau la Dom St Emilion Grand Cru 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

"Aromas of black tea, blackberries, blueberries and coffee bean, follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and a juicy finish. Lovely mouth feel. Very well done...94" JamesSuckling.com 2/12 "The 2009, which is inky blue/purple to the rim, is a final blend of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot at 14% natural alcohol. The wine has a beautiful blueberry-scented nose with hints of acacia flowers, licorice, graphite and some subtle charcoal and background oak. Clearly a modern style of Margaux, it is pure, seamless, full-bodied and opulent, and the high glycerin and silky texture of 2009 are brilliantly displayed in this wine...94" WA 2/12 "Bright red-ruby. Sexy aromas of coffee, nuts and charry oak. Supple, sweet and chocolately. Nicely concentrated, broad and round, showing a lush texture and a good chewy texture. Finishes with sweet tannins and a lingering element of smoky oak. Lovely claret...92" IWC 07/12...92" IWC 07/12

Château Lascombes:
Chateau Lascombes. a Margaux ranked second growth in the 1855 classification, bears the name of its first owner, Chevalier de Lascombes. born in 1625.

Editorial Reviews for Chateau la Dom St Emilion Grand Cru

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065222,083
4.50 5
Vintage: 2012 05/05/2014

Deep, elegant and complex on the nose with a sophisticated blend of nutty oak, fresh fruits smoky herbs all in balance. Relatively filling in the mouth and supple though with plenty of stuffing, the fruit is fresh but a bit tight, though this does show some nice fresh berry and floral inner mouth perfumes, and dry red fruit on the firm finish which shows great length. Very successful. 93pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065222,083
4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 06/20/2010

Oaky and slightly jammy on the nose with assertive nutty tones and black currant/black berry fruit – woody sweetness upfront, a bit lean yet showing an elegance on the midpalate with nicely ripe tannins and vaguely herbaceous fruit, slightly creamy black currant fruit, licorice toned finish of modest length (89-90)


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065222,083
4.00 5
Vintage: 1983 09/22/2008

The nose is fresh and delicate with fine leather, fresh vibrant flowers and bright red berries all tinged with subtle cedar. The mouthfeel is light and fresh, lithe with excellent integration and a soft juicy texture that supports sweet red berried fruit that finishes with just a hint of astringency that works to give the wine a touch of mouth grab. Classic margaux in all it's perfumed, medium bodied, red fruited glory. 2007-2015


Member Reviews for Chateau la Dom St Emilion Grand Cru

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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065222,083
4.70 5
Vintage: 2012 05/05/2014

Four and a half glasses


4.00 5
Vintage: 2011 01/02/2014

Sehr schönes Lascombes! Präsente Tannine, schöne Frucht, und gute Nase. passt!


0.00 5
Vintage: 2010 09/17/2012

Leicht sauer dennoch sehr sanft! feine tannine, schon jetzt ziemlich rund, eher leicht. wird ein sehr guter wein!


Snooth User: drsint
1424482,804
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 01/29/2011

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Rodolphe Boulanger
63471,856
3.50 5
Vintage: 2006 01/29/2009

Wood, spice and fruit nose. Spice, wood, cigar and alluring fruit. Great attack. Complex with a great finish. Almost a 4!


Snooth User: ConvoiVietnam
26069841
4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 04/24/2011

Four glasses


Snooth User: 111ImNumber1
822657194
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 06/17/2011

Color, this wine has a ruby red color. Nose, this is indeed a modern old world wine! After many hours of decanting, this wine smells like a fruit bomb to a cretin extent. There are a lot of of black fruits coming through, blueberries are dominating, some cassis, floral aromas, some heat coming through, some earthiness and dirt. Midpalate, charcoaly flavors are vibrant here, some minimality coming through, really a modern Bordeaux, blueberries still going on. Finish, it proves that this wine is a new world! I am not getting any acidity. There are firm layered tannins going on, nice texture, nice complexity, blueberries are still dancing on my palate. I am still feeling this wine after 30 seconds of sipping it. This is a well made and balanced bottle of wine. I am 93 on this effort. Bottled at 13.5%. Happy drinking!


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External Reviews for Chateau la Dom St Emilion Grand Cru

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2012 11/14/2013

This is a full-bodied wine that shows signs of bitter extraction. It has weight certainly along with signs of dark-plum fruits to go with the firm tannins. A complex aftertaste promises well. Wine Enthusiast.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2011 05/15/2012

A blend of 55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot that tips the scales at 14% natural alcohol, the 2011 Lascombes is another knock-out effort. (Michel Rolland is the consultant.) Made in a more modern style with plenty of toasty oak i... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Lascombes 3000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2011 07/28/2012

Big, bold and fruity, this shows plenty of rich blackberry-juice flavor and fine tannins. The fruit and tannins are well balanced, with a juicy character on the finish. - R.V. Wine Enthusiast. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Lascombes 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2011 11/14/2013

Big bold and fruity this shows plenty of rich blackberry-juice flavor and fine tannins. The fruit and tannins are well balanced with a juicy character on the finish. - R.V. Wine Enthusiast.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 12/02/2011

2010: While this large property is composed of a huge number of small parcels that must require military-like precision to harvest, the quality of the wines over the last decade has been remarkable. The 2010 may turn out to be the greatest Lascombes ... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Lascombes 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 03/07/2013

50% merlot, 44% cabernet sauvignon, 5% petit verdot, and 1% cabernet franc. Aged 18 months in 50% new oak. Chateau Lascombes now utilizes an optical sorting table which eliminates any berry that is not entirely up to par. The seductive and complex no... Alex Lallos. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Lascombes 3000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 11/14/2013

50% merlot 44% cabernet sauvignon 5% petit verdot and 1% cabernet franc. Aged 18 months in 50% new oak. Chateau Lascombes now utilizes an optical sorting table which eliminates any berry that is not entirely up to par. The seductive and complex nose offers a beautiful mix of violet chocolate allspice cinnamon and beautifully ripe blackberry. Delicious blackberry and boysenberry emerge on the round palate with a touch of vanilla. This silky smooth wine will benefit from at least 5 years of aging and will age well for over 2 decades. Beautiful wine! Tasted three times (once at the Chateau). Alex Lallos.


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<p>Ch&acirc;teau Lascombes is a long-aging Bordeaux. This aging process results in a concentrated and tannic wine with aromas of currant and black licorice.</p>


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