Château Lamothe-Bouscaut Rouge 2014 - Pessac-Léognan

Going up the range, we are now in Pessac-Léognan - home to delicious, well structured, spicy reds. Chateau Lamothe-Bouscaut is no exception, with an intense nose of black fruit and toasted notes. We really enjoyed its silky structure, overall balance and fresh tannins - very high quality here.

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Going up the range, we are now in Pessac-Léognan - home to delicious, well structured, spicy reds. Chateau Lamothe-Bouscaut is no exception, with an intense nose of black fruit and toasted notes. We really enjoyed its silky structure, overall balance and fresh tannins - very high quality here.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château Lamothe-Bouscaut
2014
AOC Pessac-Léognan
Bordeaux
Dry Red Wine
70% Merlot
30% Cabernet Sauvignon
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2025
1 hour before, ideally decanted
16-18°C
Lamb, venison
 
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Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Gravels, clay, limestone
9 ha
35 years old
Manual
13.5%
12 months in oak barrels
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86/100 "Château Lamothe-Bouscaut has plenty of ripe blackberry and cranberry fruit on the punchy nose, one that wants to make an impression. What it might lack in finesse it compensates with sheer chutzpah. The palate was showing a little too much oak, but at least there is plenty of fruit supporting it, so it does not become particular overbearing. The acidity maintains sufficient freshness and the savory, tobacco and black pepper finish offers plenty of personality. Drink this chunky but pleasing Pessac-Léognan over the next 4-6 years." (previous vintage)

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93/100 "Powerful and dense, this wine has great potential. With full-bodied blackberry fruits and acidity that push through the dark tannins, it shows a rich character that is impressive for the year. Drink from 2020. The property has been owned since 1999 by Sophie Lurton of neighboring Château Bouscaut." (previous vintage)

 

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