Chateau La Louviere 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France

$52.99
Item No. 56579
  • red wine
  • WS91
  • RP90

Winemaker's Notes

"This opaque ruby/purple-colored 2000 exhibits plenty of earthy, black currant, vanilla, graphite, licorice, and smoky cherry aromas as well as flavors. Medium-bodied with sweet tannin, good acidity, and a long, concentrated finish, this is the finest La Louviere since the 1990. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2015." - Wine Advocate

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Located fourteen kilometers south of the city of Bordeaux, in the heart of the Pessac-Leognan appellation, Chateau La Louviere's history goes back seven centuries. Records show that wine was already made there in 1310. However, the vineyard as we know it today dates from the early 16th century. In 1620, the Carthusian monks who inherited the estate contributed their experience...

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Learn About Pessac-Leognan

(PEH-sak lay-ohn-yawn) One of the top appellations within Graves, Pessac-Leognan is home to the only Graves chateau listed as a first growth in the 1855 Medoc classification - Chateau Haut-Brion. In fact, praise for the chateau dates back to the days of Thomas Jefferson, when, upon visiting the chateau in 1787, he bought 125 bottles for his cellar in Virginia. Notable Facts The...

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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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Winemaker's Notes Powerful, complex bouquet, with notes of candied and dried fruits. Rich, opulent and with a long finish. ...
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