Chateau Labegorce 2015 Margaux

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Description

Bordering chateaux Margaux and Lascombes, this estate with 170 acres of vines is mentioned in the 1868 edition of Cocks and Feret (“Bordeaux and its Wines”), which tells us of the existence since 1332 of “a vineyard belonging to the noble La Bégorce family”. The chateau is described as “… one of the most beautiful and best situated in the town of Margaux”.The Perrodo family acquired Labégorce in 1989 and renovated not only the chateau building, but also the vineyards, improving the winemaking immeasurably. This wine from the outstanding 2015 vintage is 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, 4% Petit-Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc, aged in one third new oak for 15 months.Wine Enthusiast Magazine scored it 95 points saying “There is a tough, tannic core to this otherwise ripe and fruity wine. All to the good, as this will allow the bold, ripe wine to age well. Black-currant fruits are already showing their hand and will intensify, bringing in richness and a dense texture. Drink this wine…

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