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Chateau Lagrange 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

This is not an in stock item but a brokered wine that will be delivered in 6-8 weeks. Call us with any questions though and we will answer them for you. 914-834-2134. This product is only sold by the case. 12x750ml

Château LaGrange:
Château Lagrange was known in the Middle Ages as the Noble House of Lagrange Montei. Records of the successive owners go back as far as 1631. In 1824 the total production was 120 barrels (12 000 cases). In 1842, the ex-Home Secretary to King Louis-Philippe, Count Duchatel, left his mark on the property and the Médoc by introducing a drainage system in the vineyard. The Count brought the annual ... Read more
Château Lagrange was known in the Middle Ages as the Noble House of Lagrange Montei. Records of the successive owners go back as far as 1631. In 1824 the total production was 120 barrels (12 000 cases). In 1842, the ex-Home Secretary to King Louis-Philippe, Count Duchatel, left his mark on the property and the Médoc by introducing a drainage system in the vineyard. The Count brought the annual production up to 300 barrels. This was a golden age for Lagrange, with the famous 1855 classification awarding the property the title of Third Classified Growth. The beginning of the 20th century was much less glorious as the economic conditions deteriorated. Despite several changes in ownership the yields were lower and of lesser quality. A decline in business meant the estate had to be broken up : from 280 hectares (around 700 acres) in1840, the domain had been reduced to 157 hectares (392 acres) by December 1983, when the Japanese group Suntory bought it from the Cendoya family, owners since 1925. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Chateau Lagrange

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065222,511
4.00 5
09/22/2008

Opening fairly toasty with a bit of green herb and bell pepper right up front before settling into a slightly roasted, tarry blackberry vein with notes of vanilla, buttery oak, and fudge under the roasted meat and herb notes. This is fairly full bodied with a big pop of sweet fruit on the attack. Opulent and round with blackberry and cassis fruit and quite some tannins as well as balancing acidity. The finish reveals a bit of earth and licorice as well as black spice and cigar ash before a final note of toasty oak. The oak is a bit more than I would like but the fruit should support it well.


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Snooth User: Lisa156
111651331
4.50 5
07/22/2012

Large fruit. High mineral content makes for Crunchy wine. Elegant wine. Large and leggy tannins that linger on the tongue. Smoky and cherry with touches of cranberry. Lots of lovely tannins on the finish even drinking the wine in 2012.


External Reviews for Chateau Lagrange

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/28/2011

Aromas of currants, berries, licorice and spice. Full-bodied and very velvety, with wonderful, high quality tannins. Long finish. Balanced and classy. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Lagrange St Julien 1500ml


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 2005 - Chateau Lagrange - Frankreich - Region: Bordeaux - Apellation: Bordeaux - Chateau Lagrange - 750 ml.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Wine red 2005 Chateau Lagrange Frankreich Region: Bordeaux Apellation: Bordeaux Chateau Lagrange 750 ml. Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
03/25/2010

(46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot & 9% Petit Verdot) The color is opaque blackberry with purple at the edge. To the nose, the wine is deep, rich and reserved. The palate is more revealing, rich, expansive and warm with sweet ripe fruit and a ripe tannic frame. A large-scaled Lagrange of excellent quality that is sure to deliver enormous pleasure.


External Review
06/30/2010

Already well-known in the middle Ages under the name of Maison Noble de Lagrange Monteil, Chateau Lagrange is located in the Saint-Julien appellation. The estate currently covers 157 hectares of land, of which 115 are under vine, in a single block. The vineyard is planted on two Gunzian gravel rises. Production methods combine the best of traditional and modern methods. Vine density per hectare is high and the soil is cultivated in the classic Medoc manner. The grapes are handpicked and sorted prior to crushing. Traditional Bordeaux winemaking procedures are used and fermentation lakes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. The wine is aged in oak barrels (of which 60% are new every year) in an air conditioned cellar.


External Review
01/29/2009

This is a wonderful rare wine which is only available in limited quantities . Usually there are no more than a few bottles in stock and may sell out quickly. We will contact you immediately if this item become unavailable or if we have any problems


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/23/2014

Aromas of currants berries licorice and spice. Full-bodied and very velvety with wonderful high quality tannins. Long finish. Balanced and classy. Wine Spectator.


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