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2000 Château La Lagune, Haut Médoc

2000 Château La Lagune, Haut Médoc

Ref: LALA000
Red  |  Still  |  13% ABV

The chateau at La Lagune was Built in the early 18th century and the wine was already well known by that time. In 1958 the property was a mess. Financial hardship caused by WWII was capped off by the severe frost of 1956. In '58 the property was sold with just 5 hectares of vines to a M Brunet who began a program of replanting. M Brunet, too,fell on hard times and sold the property on to the Ducellier family of Champagne Ayala in 1962. Then in 1999 Champagne Ayala and La Lagune were sold to the Frey family. And the Frey acquisitions didn't stop there, as they subsequently picked up both Paul Jaboulet Aïné in the northern Rhône and the Château de Corton-André in Burgundy. 

Case of 12 Bottles
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£552.00
duty paid price: £694.54
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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: Haut Médoc
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13%
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"It has a clean and expressive bouquet with redcurrant jam and raspberry preserved mixed with gravel and tobacco scents, nicely defined if not overly complex. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannin, tightly wound black fruit tinged with tar and sea salt, leading to a structured and rather “square-jawed” finish that would have benefitted from more flesh." Neal Martin

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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