Château Lamothe de Haux Premiere Cuvée Vieille En Fûts de Chêne 2003

External Review by Premium Wine & Spirits:

Herersquo;s a welcome relief from the mediocre vintages of the early 90s, an inexpensive Bordeaux wine with all of the concentration and complexity that put this region on the map. Deep plum and currant flavors shine with spice, cocoa, and vanilla accents. Smooth and accessible for a wine so young, this is a capable companion to roasts of beef, pork, and poultry.

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Château Lamothe de Haux:
Château Lamothe has belonged to the family since 1956. Château Sauvage was added in 1978 and Château Manos in 1991. Anne and Fabrice Néel took over the estate in 1972. They have been assisted since 1997 by their daughter, Maria, and her husband, Damien. They began with 6 hectares in 1972 their 3 estates now total 85 hectares. The vineyards consist of 59 ha of red wine varieties (60% merlot, 30... Read more
Château Lamothe has belonged to the family since 1956. Château Sauvage was added in 1978 and Château Manos in 1991. Anne and Fabrice Néel took over the estate in 1972. They have been assisted since 1997 by their daughter, Maria, and her husband, Damien. They began with 6 hectares in 1972 their 3 estates now total 85 hectares. The vineyards consist of 59 ha of red wine varieties (60% merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc) and 26 ha of white wine varieties (40% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Semillon and 20% Muscadelle). Read less
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External Reviews for Château Lamothe de Haux Premiere Cuvée Vieille En Fûts de Chêne

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

Herersquo;s a welcome relief from the mediocre vintages of the early 90s, an inexpensive Bordeaux wine with all of the concentration and complexity that put this region on the map. Deep plum and currant flavors shine with spice, cocoa, and vanilla accents. Smooth and accessible for a wine so young, this is a capable companion to roasts of beef, pork, and poultry.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

With both a white and a red of value and quality, Chacirc;teau Lamothe de Haux, on the slopes of the Premiegrave;res Cocirc;tes de Bordeaux, is now a modern winery inside the remains of a 16th century castle. Seek out the red wood aged Premiegrave;re Cuveacute;e and the fresh unoaked white.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

This is the reserve bottling of the already excellent Chacirc;teau Lamothe. Produced from 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine is further aged in new oak casks for 24 months. Stunningly smooth and supple, the wine is warm and generous, offering black plum, chocolate and roasted meat aromas and flavors. It tastes like a $40 St. Emilion mdash; itrsquo;s that good.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

This medium-bodied wine is bursting with flavors of cassis, spice box, tobacco and cedar. It finishes elegantly with slight hints of oak.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Rich, mouthfilling flavors of blackberry, bing cherry and spice box mingle nicely in a medium-bodied frame. This is the perfect introduction to red Bordeaux, at a price that allows you to enjoy it everyday. Will match well with peppered pork loin or your favorite beef dish.



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