Château Larrivaux 2011 - Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois

Château Larrivaux is one of our top picks when searching for an entry-level Cru Bourgeois. The estate has been transmitted from women to women since the 15th century and is now managed by Bérangère Tesseron, who keeps the family tradition of high quality, affordable wines. The high proportion of Merlot (61%) makes it a delicious, fruity and velvety wine with black fruit and light spices aromas. Perfect choice if you are looking for a nice ready to drink wine that will impress you guests!

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Château Larrivaux is one of our top picks when searching for an entry-level Cru Bourgeois. The estate has been transmitted from women to women since the 15th century and is now managed by Bérangère Tesseron, who keeps the family tradition of high quality, affordable wines. The high proportion of Merlot (61%) makes it a delicious, fruity and velvety wine with black fruit and light spices aromas. Perfect choice if you are looking for a nice ready to drink wine that will impress you guests!
 
 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Domain: Château Larrivaux
Vintage: 2011
Appellation: Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois
Type: Dry Red wine
 
Grapes: 61% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
 
 
Drink from now to 2021
Open 1 hour before, serve at 16-18°C
 
Food pairing: Lamb, beef, cheese like Camembert or Brie.
 
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Clay & Limestone, Graves
Vineyard: 24 hectares
Harvest: Mechanical
Ageing: 14 to 16 months in oak barrels
Production: 42,000 bottles
Alcohol: 13.5%
 
What experts say  
  86. "An attractive, Graves-like wine, the 2011 Larrivaux reveals smoky, earthy and berry fruit notes, medium body and soft tannin. It is a well-made Haut-Medoc that should drink well for 3-4 years."  
  83-86. "Soft and forward, with basic plum and mulled cherry fruit, followed by a light tobacco coating on the finish."  
  90. "From the northern end of the Haut-Médoc region, close to Saint-Estèphe, this dark-hued wine is still very structured. Smoky wood-aging flavors give complexity that balances the ripe black currant fruitiness. It's still developing, so don't drink before 2018."  
  "Plum-coloured, a delicate cherry and currant aroma, flourishing in a round and fresh mouth, with fine tannins. A harmonious wine in a fairly supple style.."  
  15/20. "Nose of red fruits and spices. Mouth full of charm, gourmet tannins."  

 

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Château Larrivaux 2011 - Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois

Château Larrivaux 2011 - Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois

Château Larrivaux is one of our top picks when searching for an entry-level Cru Bourgeois. The estate has been transmitted from women to women since the 15th century and is now managed by Bérangère Tesseron, who keeps the family tradition of high quality, affordable wines. The high proportion of Merlot (61%) makes it a delicious, fruity and velvety wine with black fruit and light spices aromas. Perfect choice if you are looking for a nice ready to drink wine that will impress you guests!

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