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Thursday, 29 December 2016

Chateau Lanessan 2003, Haut-Medoc

A mature Medoc received as a gift from a friend / colleague

Fully mature Bordeaux would be one of my desert island wines; mature Medocs have a wonderfully distinctive aroma of capsicum and earthiness.

This 2003 was born into a very hot year - and it shows as a baked character to the fruit, despite the relatively low 13% alcohol. Now 13 years old, it is fully mature and at a peak, but will continue to age.

Chateau Lanessan 2003 classic aged Medoc aromas of dried red capsicum, cedarwood, old leather and earthiness. Ripe red and bramble fruits, spice, green herbs and a slightly baked character that reveals its warm-year origins. Fresh and supple with fine, fully-resolved tannins.


Match with plain roast meats - especially fowl or game.

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