This wine's medium ruby color and ripe curranty fruit intertwined with scents of cedar are initially pleasing, but the dilution is apparent in the mouth where the tannin and wood dominate the wine's meager fruit. Perhaps more depth will emerge with aging, but it appears this wine should be drunk over the next 4-5 years. *** This property has begun turning out better wines, as both the 1991 and 1992 attest. The 1992 is sweeter and riper than the 1991, with a lovely bouquet of flowers and jammy, berry fruit. The wine is medium-bodied, with fine depth and balance, and a round, gentle finish. It should be drunk over the next 4-5 years.
Chateau Lascombes is a top fine wine producer located in the Margaux appellation of Bordeaux, France. As designated by the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855, Chateau Lascombes holds the rank of Second Growth.
In addition to its primary wine, Chateau Lascombes produces a second wine labeled Chevalier de Lascombes. Of the two premier fine wines, over 300,000 bottles are shipped out each and every year.
The vineyards at Chateau Lascombes contain a grape selection of around 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and another 5% Petit Verdot. Usually, these outstanding fine wines are mature enough to drink in just under 10 years, and can keep well for up to 30 years.
20,000 - 22,000 cases
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