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Chateau Lassegue 2004

Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • W&S90
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Winemaker Notes

Lassegue is Saint-Emilion at its most opulent. Rich, aromatic Cabernet Franc married to the dense concentration of old-vine Merlot, seasoned with a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon results in a wine that is at once powerful and elegant.

On the palate, it offers a layered complexity of fruit and mineral spice within a rich structure of tannins and acid. It is balanced and highly textured, offering aromas of licorice and vanilla that lead to flavors of cherry, cassis, truffle and chocolate. A thought provoking wine, it shows the depth of its character from potent impact to lingering finish.

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RP 91
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W&S 90
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Chateau Lassegue

Chateau Lassegue

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Chateau Lassegue, , France - Bordeaux
Chateau Lassegue
Nestled on the Côte de Saint-Émilion, Château Lassègue exemplifies remarkable winemaking passion with its unbridled quest to craft world class wines. With its striking 18th century chateau, perennially sun-drenched vineyards and diverse soils, Château Lassègue sits in a unique position of honoring its heritage while also moving into a new era of winemaking tradition. Guided by renowned vigneron Pierre Seillan, Château Lassègue combines the best of old-world principles and new world technique to produce extraordinary wines.

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Bordeaux Blends

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One of the world’s most classic and popular styles of red wine, Bordeaux-inspired blends have spread from their homeland in France to nearly every corner of the New World, especially in California, Washington, and Australia. Typically based on either Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot and supported by Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and/or Petit Verdot, these are sometimes referred to in the US as “Meritage” blends. In Bordeaux itself, Cabernet Sauvignon dominates in wines from the Left Bank of the Gironde river, while the Right Bank focuses on Merlot. Often, blends from outside the region are classified as being inspired by one or the other.

In the Glass

Cabernet-based, Left-Bank-styled wines are typically more tannic and structured, while Merlot-based wines modeled after the Right Bank are softer and suppler. Cabernet Franc can add herbal notes, while Malbec and Petit Verdot contribute color and structure. Wines from Bordeaux can be bold and fruit-forward or restrained and earthy, while New World facsimiles tend to emulate the former style. In general, Bordeaux red blends can have aromas and flavors of black currant, cedar, plum, graphite, and violet, with more red fruit flavors when Merlot makes up a high proportion of the blend.

Perfect Pairings

Since Bordeaux red blends are often quite structured and tannic, they pair best with hearty, flavorful, and fatty meat dishes. Any type of steak makes for a classic pairing. Equally welcome with these wines would be beef brisket, pot roast, braised lamb, or smoked duck.

Sommelier Secret

While the region of Bordeaux is limited to a select few approved grape varieties, the New World is free to experiment. Bordeaux blends in California may include Syrah, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, or virtually any other grape deemed worthy by the winemaker. In Australia, Shiraz is a common component.

EMP79015_2004 Item# 93636

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