Ch. Lascaux Coteaux de Languedoc 2008

Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Item No. 107497
  • red wine
  • WS91
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

#85 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2010

60 % Syrah - 35 % Grenache 5% Mourvèdre.

Traditional winemaking with 3-week vatting. Aging in tanks during 14 months before bottling. No filtration to retain maximum character.

Critical Acclaim

"Very suave, with effusive spicy notes on the aroma and lush, fresh flavors of raspberry and red plum that turn quite creamy. The luscious finish features plenty of snap to its ginger and white pepper notes. Drink now through 2014."
91 Points

Learn About Ch. Lascaux

Chateau Laccaux is situated in the south of France between Montpellier and Nimes in the foothills of the Cevennes. It has been in the Cavalier family since the 12th Century. Jean-Benoit took over the family business in 1984 after finishing his studies in agricultural engineering. The vineyards have hillside exposure and a particular type of limestone soil which the locals call...

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Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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