Chateau Lusseau 2003

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

$36.99
Item No. 101767
  • red wine
  • RP90
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.

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Winemaker's Notes

You will appreciate the subtle blending of typical grape varieties from Merlot (50%), to Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), accentuated by Cabernet Franc (5%) and Malbec (5%).

This high quality wine, aged in oak barrels for 12 to 14 months, will delight you by the harmony of its black fruit aromas and its subtle wood flavors.

You will love it either daily or for special occasions.

Critical Acclaim

"This deep ruby/purple-tinged, sexy St.-Emilion boasts jammy kirsch liqueur, blackberry, and raspberry fruit flavors, medium body, low acidity, heady alcohol, and a plump, concentrated finish. It is made by the cellarmaster for all the Gerard Perse estates (Monbousquet, Pavie-Decesse, Pavie, and Bellevue-Mondotte). Sadly, there are only 2,700 bottles of this seductive 2003. Enjoy it during its first 7-8 years of life. 89-91"
90 Points

Learn About Chateau Lusseau

The day my daughter told me she wanted to run the vineyard, I was not really carried away. A woman evolving in this male-chauvinist environment…. It sounded like a great task. Doing her way, she forsook her lawyer position in order to get a diploma in viticulture at the Lycee agricole of Blanquefort. Eventually, she achieved her first vintage in 2000. After 6 years managing...

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Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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