VIBRANT AND WELL BALANCED SAINT JULIEN
The second wine of Château Lagrange, this has firm tannins and an elegant, ripe structure. The tannins and rich black-currant fruit are generously integrated, offering a rich wine that will develop well over the next few years. Wine Enthusiast, 90 points
- Crisp and fresh with integrated tannins
- 15.5 Jancis Robinson
- 13 months. 20 % of new oak barrels
- Wine Enthusiast 90 points
Food Pairing: A good match for meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, and grilled dishes.
Cellaring: Ideal to drink now through 2035.
STORY BEHIND THIS WINE
Château Lagrange, Third Classified Growth in the 1855 classification, nestles in the heart of the renowned Saint-Julien appellation. THe Chateau stretches over two Gunzian gravel slopes where the highest point of Saint-Julien thrones on the beautiful estate. Created in 1983, “les Fiefs de Lagrange” is so much more than a second wine. Produced from young vines (with an average age of 30 years) and planted on fine gravel soils for the Cabernet Sauvignon and clay for certain Merlots. Read More