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La Conseillante 1985

Chateau La Conseillante

32 years

Consistently one of the glorious wines of the vintage, and far better than its more renowned stablemate Petrus, La Conseillante’s 1985, which has been fully mature since the late eighties, continues to hold at its magical plateau of maturity. The ostentatious aromatics of smoked herbs, sweet raspberry and cherry fruit intermixed with licorice, Asian spice, and truffle soar from the glass. On the palate, the wine is beautifully concentrated, silky-textured, not a blockbuster, more of an elegant, medium-bodied style, but delicious fruit, impeccable balance, and fabulous purity and staying power in the mouth are what great Bordeaux is all about. Anticipated maturity: Now-2007. Last tasted, 4/02.

94 Robert Parker score

€ 3,350
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* price for one OWC (original wooden case) in perfect condition – 12x75cl per OWC

Last Update October 2015

Chateau La Conseillante

Chateau La Conseillante is a producer of high quality fine wine, based in the Pomerol appellation in Bordeaux, France. Previously, it used to be referred to as Chateau Conseillante, or just La Conseillante. Even though all wines from this appellation remain unclassified, this right bank winery is renowned for producing exceptional wines.

Chateau La Conseillante is an estate stretching 12 hectares on the eastern region of the Pomerol Appellation. It is sandwiched by several other prominent chateaux like Cheval Blanc, L’evangile and Vieux Chateau Certan, to name a few. Currently, the winery remains the property of the Nicolas family.

Common to the fine wines produced in this region, the grape composition is heavy on the Merlot - 80%, with 20% Cabernet Franc. On average, Chateau La Conseillante produces around 5,000 cases of wine each year; 4,000 of its primary wine, and 1,000 of its second wine labeled Duo de Conseillante.

4,000 - 5,000 cases

Annual production

Unclassified

Classification

Pomerol/Right Bank

Location/Region

12 hectares

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