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Beausejour Duffau Lagarosse

$399.00

Beausejour Duffau Lagarosse 2010

4 Pre-Arrival 750ml
OWC
WA 100
WCI 100
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Tasting Notes

WCI100

Silk and velvet textured fruit coat every nook and cranny of your palate. The wine is pure, intense, powerful, concentrated and fresh. There is a beautiful polish to the ripe tannins and purity of fruit that make each sniff, swirl and sip a unique, unforgettable tasting experience. Based on how young the 1990 continues showing at close to 25 years of age, this should age and improve for decades.

WA100

The 2010 is a more structured, masculine and steely version of the utterly compelling 2009. Tasting like black raspberry confiture with subtle notes of graphite and crushed chalk along with enormous floral notes, the wine displays a slightly smoky character but a voluptuous attack, mid-palate and finish. Its is full-bodied and massively endowed, with every component perfectly etched in this extraordinary wine, which should be drinkable after 7-8 years of bottle age and last for a half-century or more. This is brilliant stuff. Composed of 73% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Franc and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon from yields of 21 hectoliters per hectare, the alcohol is the highest ever registered at Beausejour-Duffau, coming in at 15%, but remarkably, the pH is modest and the acids relatively elevated, giving the wine an astonishing freshness and precision that is hard to believe in view of its power, density and length. Anticipated maturity: 2025-2055+.


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The Winery

Beausejour Duffau Lagarosse

One of the most singular Bordeaux I have ever tasted, it verges on being port-like, but it pulls back because of the extraordinary minerality and laser-like focus.
–Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

Located in the Right Bank of France’s Bordeaux region, Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarrosse, has been operated by the Duffau Lagarrosse family since 1847. Château Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarrosse ideal location has been ranked Premier Grand Cru Classé B in the Classification of Saint-Émilion wine. Predominately utilizing Merlot to produce red wine, Beauséjour-Duffau-Lagarrosse has 7 hectares of vineyards. In the 1990s, they caught the eye of highly acclaimed critic Robert Parker, giving the 1990 vintage a perfect 100 points.

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