Les Sources de Livran 2014 - Médoc

Médoc is an appellation where wines can be fantastic, but you need to pick wisely - just this one, for example. With nearly half of Cabernet Sauvignon, we loved its great flavours of concentrated black fruit, the big volume, some sweet spices and the mellow finish - its proximity with Saint-Estephe may certainly explain it! A brilliant Médoc from Château Livran, definitely to discover.

£ 12.95 tax incl.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château Livran
2014
AOC Médoc
Bordeaux
Dry Red Wine
55% Merlot
45% Cabernet Sauvignon
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2022
1 hour before, ideally decanted
16-18°C
Mushroom risotto, braised beef
  Body Body Scale Red Wine Barrel.png Technical stuff Sources de Livran
  Complexity Complexity Scale Red Wine  
Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Yield
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay & limestone
27 hectares
30 years old
40 hl/ha
Mechanical
13%
12 months in concrete tanks
  Oak Oak Scale Red Wine

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