Château Des Landes, Lassac Saint-Emilion

Château Des Landes, Lassac Saint-Emilion

By Pete's Provisions

€21,50

WHY WE LOVE THIS WINE

The Vieilles Vignes is a blend of old vines Merlot (80%), Cabernet Sauvignon (15%), Cabernet Franc planted on limestone and clay soils. Very aromatic and
lifted on the nose with aromas of black fruits and touches of white pepper. The palate is medium-bodied with rounded, supple tannins and freshness of acidity. Quite lengthy on the finish.

ABOUT THE WINERY

CHÂTEAU des LANDES, Lussac – St-Emilion
In 1952 Paul Lassagne, who was working in a local tile factory purchased a 2-ha plot including a cellar. In less than 30 years, the vineyard went from 2 to 7 ha. In 1979, Paul`s son, Daniel came to work alongside his father after obtaining a degree in viticulture and oenology. Over the next decade, he increased the size of the vineyard to 17 ha. By the mid-1990s, the vines and cellar had been entirely renovated and the family holding reached 30 ha, including a 24-ha single block in Lussac Saint Emilion.

WINE STATS

Producer Château Des Landes
Year
2016
Region
Lassac Saint-Emilion
Country
France
Styles
Bold Elegant Smooth
Size
750ml
Closure
Cork
Alcohol
13.5%
Varieties
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

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