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Château Lascombes 2ème Grand Cru Classé  2003 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Lascombes 2ème Grand Cru Classé 2003

Produced by one of Médoc's most extensive domains, this Margaux has powerful, harmonious substance and well-rounded tannins.

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Lot Description: Château Lascombes 2ème Grand Cru Classé 2003

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Margaux
  • Classification: 2ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: MACSF
  • Vintage: 2003
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot, 5% Petit verdot
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 84
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • These are well-rounded, concentrated wines with a great deal of charm. Owned by the Colony Capital investment fund since 2001, the property was sold to the Health Insurance company MACSF in 2011.

    Château Lascombes owes its name to its first owner, Chevalier Antoine de Lascombes (born in 1625). Lascombes' vineyard is one of the Médoc's largest, and consists of 40 plots scattered all over the appellation. The soil is made up of deep, fine gravel. Much appreciated on the Anglophone market, 40% of Château Lascombes' wines are sold in the United States, where they serve as ambassadors for French wine.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

94/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
91/100Wine Spectator
16.5/20 (2009)Bettane & Desseauve
15/20Jancis Robinson
91/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak To drink

Tasting notes - Extract
"Ce vin séduisant, qui s'exprime tout en rondeur, révèle de merveilleux arômes de prune, de groseille, de cerise, de réglisse, de fleurs et de fumet de barbecue. Moyennement corsé, aérien, il séduit par son opulence et son exceptionnelle souplesse (...)" Source : R. Parker (03/04)