Château Lagrange les Tours 2006

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Percentage Grape: 70 % Merlot; 15 % Cabernet Sauvignon 15 % Cabernet Franc<br/><br/>Soil: chalk and clay<br/><br/>Date of Harvest: end of september beginning of october<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Mechanical<br/><br/>Vinification Method: traditionnal but thermo controlled<br/><br/>Vinification Temperature: 25°<br/><br/>Malolactic: yes<br/><br/>Bottle Type: Bordeaux evo<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 12.5 %<br/><br/>Cork Material: Nomacorc<br/><br/>Cork Size: 44 mm

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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
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Member Reviews for Château Lagrange les Tours

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Snooth User: Rodolphe Boulanger
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01/29/2009

Another great 2006 St Julien. A bright garnet colored wine with a sweet red fruit nose. Red fruit attack - very soft round and voluptuous with lots of red fruit throughout. Sweet finish.


External Reviews for Château Lagrange les Tours

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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
02/12/2011

Schönes komplexes Bouquet. Zimt, Gewürznelke, schwarzer Pfeffer und Anklänge an Schokolade als Krönung. Der Geschmack bietet intensive Aromen. Diese lassen ebenso wie die Tannine oder das Rückaroma keinerlei Zweifel an der Zukunft dieser Flasche aufkommen.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Les Fiefs de Lagrange 750ml


External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/18/2010

1 x 750ML Bottle


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

Raspberry and floral aromas follow through to a medium-to-full body with fine tannins and a citrus fruit and blueberry aftertaste. Second wine of Lagrange. Best after 2010. 25 000 cases made. -JS Wine Spectator.


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Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/07/2010

Château Lagrange Pomerol AOC 2006: Der kräftige Pomerol aus dem Hause Moueix wird aus den Trauben Merlot und Cabernet vinifiziert, welche ihm angenehme Beerenaromen mit einer feinen Schokoladennote verleihen. Die Tannine dieses aromatischen und ausgeglichenen Bordeaux sind samtig und weich. Der Rotwein sollte mindestens eine Stunde vor dem Genuss geöffnet werden.Weingut: Château LagrangeRegion: Bordeaux - Pomerol & Lalande de PomerolRebsorte: Cabernet Sauvignon, MerlotInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 13,5 Vol.%Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°CLagerfähigkeit: 10 - 15 Jahre ab Jahrgang Rotwein > Frankreich > Bordeaux


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

A very strong effort from Lagrange in 2006, this estate's tendency for including a nearly overwhelming oak component in its wines has been tamed in this cuvee, resulting in a better-balanced, potentially complex offering. A deep opaque purple color i... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Lagrange St Julien 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/26/2010

Raspberry and floral aromas follow through to a medium-to-full body, with fine tannins and a citrus fruit and blueberry aftertaste. Second wine of Lagrange. Best after 2010. 25,000 cases made. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Les Fiefs de Lagrange 750ml


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Percentage Grape: 70 % Merlot; 15 % Cabernet Sauvignon 15 % Cabernet Franc<br/><br/>Soil: chalk and clay<br/><br/>Date of Harvest: end of september beginning of october<br/><br/>Type of Harvest: Mechanical<br/><br/>Vinification Method: traditionnal but thermo controlled<br/><br/>Vinification Temperature: 25°<br/><br/>Malolactic: yes<br/><br/>Bottle Type: Bordeaux evo<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 12.5 %<br/><br/>Cork Material: Nomacorc<br/><br/>Cork Size: 44 mm

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