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Chateau La Lagune Haut-Medoc 2016 Organic

Chateau La Lagune Haut-Medoc 2016 Organic

  • 4999


Dating back to the 16th Century under King Henri IV, the Chateau was designed by the architect Baron Victor Louis, who earned the fame for his design of the Grand Theater in Bordeaux. The Chateau, as it appears on the label is elegant and classic, which sits on its beautifully manicured grounds.  Currently the size is 150ha, but only 85 ha is planted to vine. The remainng is devoted to parkland and forests. Chateau La Lagune is now owned by the Frey family, who also owns Champagne Ayala, Jaboulet and Chateau d'Arche. Starting with the 2016 vintage, Chateau La Lagune has received their organic certification. 

93 pt Wine Enthusiast

93 pt Decanter

92 pt Jeb Dunnuck

 

WINE NOTES

"This is a great vintage for this terrific Haut-Médoc estate, and the 2016 Château La Lagune is well worth a case purchase. Complex notes of dark fruits, cedar, cigar tobacco, and hints of saddle leather all flow to a medium to full-bodied, perfectly balanced 2016 that has sweet tannins and a great finish. It will keep for 25-30 years." Jeb Dunnuck

"The 2016 La Lagune has a classic tobacco and cedar bouquet with fine delineation and nicely integrated oak. The medium-bodied palate offers gentle grip on the entry and plenty of tarry black fruit. A touch of mint emerges toward the linear but impressively focused finish. I like the vivacity and penetration here. This should drink well over the next two decades." Vinous, Neal Martin


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