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Date Printed: 12/20/2014
Chateau la Vieille Cure  2009
Chateau la Vieille Cure 2009
(search item no. 116237)
The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 12/20/2014: $27.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2001 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The wines produced at Chateau la Vieille Cure are, as has been the tradition for centuries, fine wines meant for careful consumption. While they can be enjoyed young, they are best appreciated at 4 years of age and more. With a perfect balance of fruit, aromas and tannins, they are made to be appreciated with meals but can be enjoyed at any time.
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About Chateau la Vieille Cure:

With its twenty hectares in one single plot, Chateau La Vieille Cure already appears on a famous map of the Guyenne region, known as the Belleyme map, dated 1780. The vines grow on plateaux and slopes that are lucky enough to be turned to the south west. The estate runs along the River Isle at a height of 65 metres and not only drinks up the sun, but also enjoys good drainage. This situation makes the grapes that grow here generously ripe and in perfect condition.

The property has been greatly renovated since it was bought by American friends at the end of 1986, who are great Bordeaux lovers and who recognised the exceptional potential of the estate.