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Chateau de Cruzeau Pessac-Leognan 2005

Chateau de Cruzeau Pessac-Leognan 2005

Bordeaux Red Blends from Graves, Bordeaux, France

Price: $34.99
Item No. 96209
  • WS90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WS90
  • 1995
  • WS90
  • 1990
  • WS91

Winemaker's Notes

"This shows crushed berry on the nose, with hints of sweet tobacco and cedar. Full- to medium-bodied, with soft tannins and a coffee, toasty oak and ripe fruit aftertaste. Subtle and interesting. Best after 2012."
-Wine Spectator

Learn About Chateau de Cruzeau Map ItMap It

Château de Cruzeau, situated between Martillac and St Médard d'Eyrans, in the south of the Pessac-Léognan appellation in the Graves region, is an ancient estate whose origins are lost in the mists of time. It appears on the map drawn up by Belleyme in 1760.

Purchased in 1973 by André Lurton, and since entirely restored, the estate today comprises 101 hectares and produces wines of great finesse and surpassing elegance. The reds are matured one year, the whites (mainly Sauvignon) fermented and matured, in high quality oak barrels.

Learn About Graves

(grahv) Gravel Guru Named so for the gravelly base of soil common in the area, Graves is diverse in the wines it creates. Think red, white and sweet. The best reds of Graves are in Pessac-Leognan in the north, including the famed and lauded first growth, Chateau Haut Brion. There, and in the central area of Graves, come some deliciously dry white wine, while towards the...

Read More About Graves

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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