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Date Printed: 9/16/2014
Chateau La Lagune Haut Medoc 2000
Chateau La Lagune Haut Medoc 2000
(search item no. 61759)
Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 9/16/2014: $48.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
1982 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Since Ch√Ęteau La Lagune is the only classified growth that is planted on fine mindelian gravel, nearly sandy in aspect, the wine has been described as Pomerol and Graves like. It is rich and fleshy and powerful.
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About Chateau La Lagune:

Chateau La Lagune is located on the terrace of alluvial gravel bordering the river. The "Village de La Lagune" was a tenant farm in its place and gradually invested in transforming several modest leaseholds into a major winegrowing estate.

He was succeeded by numerous owners and the lovely chateau we know today was built between 1730 and 1734. In 1855, La Lagune joined the select club of grands crus classes as a third growth. The Seze family acquired La Lagune in 1886 and it stayed with them until 1956. They sold it to Georges Brunet, who gave an important new impetus to the estate before in turn selling it to the family who owned Champagne Ayala in 1964.

The Frey family arrived in 2000. They have made large-scale investments in the vineyard, cellars, and chateau aiming for excellence at all levels.