|Winery:||Château Le Crock|
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Saint-Estèphe|
Château Le Crock
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30 Merlot, 10 Cab Franc, 5 Petit Verdot Scents of red fruits, spice, a bit of smoke. Dry, slightly meaty, a touch of licorice. Has a slight powdery finish.
- Snoothrank: Avg. Price $36.73
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Varietals Produced by Château Le Crock View all
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...
History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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Château Le Crock on Snooth
The 2010 Le Crock has a good Bordelais nose dominated by the blackberry scent of Cabernet Sauvignon (over 50% of the blend). The palate is treated to a surprisingly tamed beast with silky tannin and delicious red fruit and cedar. Finish is long and the wine may be drunk with pleasure now or over the next several years. 90 points. Read More
Hello fellow wine lovers!I have been drinking wine for the last 10 years and have gone to various tastings starting with the Finger Lakes in upstate NY and most notably Stellenbosch, South Africa. But I feel as though I have not really retained enough wine knowledge to make informed decisions at restaurants and bars.I am fortunate enough to liv... Read More
A couple of news items I was pondering today.First, Robert Parker came out with his ratings for the 2009 Bordeaux vintage. Ever the masochist, I decided to go look at some prices in the marketplace after the ratings were released. Some samplings:2009 Chatau Latour 100 points $21,500 a case2009 Chateau Marg... Read More
So some years back, I drank almost exclusively California wines, and pretty much Cab, Zin, Pinot, and, for whites, a bit of Sauv Blanc. In my wine knowledge, I was more a hedgehog than I was my namesake animal the fox: A fox knows many things, but a hedgehog knows one big thing. In my case, I knew a few wines very well (at least for my overal... Read More
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30 Merlot, 10 Cab Franc, 5 Petit VerdotScents of red fruits, spice, a bit of smoke. Dry, slightly meaty, a touch of licorice. Has a slight powdery finish. Read More
I tried this along with a Rothchild Haute Medoc and it truly was better than anticipated. It is full bodies with a carefully scented nose. The bouquet was great in the sense. It is a Bordeaux with all of its trappings, not overly oaky, but not too light. I highly recommend trying this. Read More