CHATEAU LABEGORCE 2019 (EN PRIMEUR - DELIVERY 2022)

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Decanter
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James Suckling
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Antonio Galloni
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Neal Martin
SKU
CHLG201910 UCAU
$69.00 Per item
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Bottle
750ml (Bottle)
$69.00 Per item
EN PRIMEUR - DELIVERY LATE 2022
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot. With its elegant neoclassical style, Château Labégorce is a property in the Margaux appellation, renowned for several centuries for the quality of its wines. In 1989, the Perrodo family acquired this estate and invested their energy to elevate it to the height of its potential. Beginning with the 2009 vintage, Labégorce Zédé has been folded into Labégorce, both of which are owned by the Perrodo family (as is the recently acquired Marquis d'Alesme). The 53-hectare vineyard has thus grown to 65 hectares and remains situated on the plateau just north of the town of Margaux, across the road from Lascombes. Density now approaches 10,000 vines per hectare with an average age in 2019 of 30 years.
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot. With its elegant neoclassical style, Château Labégorce is a property in the Margaux appellation, renowned for several centuries for the quality of its wines. In 1989, the Perrodo family acquired this estate and invested their energy to elevate it to the height of its potential. Beginning with the 2009 vintage, Labégorce Zédé has been folded into Labégorce, both of which are owned by the Perrodo family (as is the recently acquired Marquis d'Alesme). The 53-hectare vineyard has thus grown to 65 hectares and remains situated on the plateau just north of the town of Margaux, across the road from Lascombes. Density now approaches 10,000 vines per hectare with an average age in 2019 of 30 years.

Scores & Reviews

92 / 100

Decanter

The largest of the Perrodo estates in Margaux, this is a little heavier set and muscular than the Marquis d'Alesme, extremely accomplished and majoring on coffee beans and tobacco alongside blackcurrant fruits. Enjoyable, a little less signature Margaux that its sibling property but this is a delicious gourmet-edged wine, and a brilliant (relatively) value choice in the appellation.

91-92 / 100

James Suckling

A creamy, refined red with currant and berry aromas and flavors. Hints of citrus and chocolate. Medium to full body with ripe, creamy tannins.

91-93 / 100

Antonio Galloni

The 2019 Labégorce is rich, ample and expressive. Dark cherry, tobacco, menthol, new oak, licorice, chocolate and new leather all flesh out as this succulent Margaux shows off its soft curves and overall allure. This is a pretty flashy style, but it works well. This Merlot-rich Margaux Cru Bourgeois hits all the right notes. There is a lot of wine here.

93-95 / 100

Neal Martin

The 2019 Labégorce, picked from 19 September to 12 October and matured in 40% new oak, has one of the more flamboyant Margaux bouquets with expressive black cherries, bilberry, light cedar notes and crushed violet. It develops impressive cohesion with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied and what you first notice is the finesse of the tannins. This has a satin-like texture and very well judged acidity. The new oak does poke out a little on the finish - if that can be assimilated during its barrel maturation, this could turn into a very serious Margaux.