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L de La Louvière 2005

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The winery : Château La Louvière
Appellation: Pessac-Léognan (Graves, Bordeaux, France)
Varietal(s): Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Price range :  8.00 - 11.99 €   
Other vintages: 2010, 2009 **** Very good, 2008, 2007
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Technical data

Varietals : Cabernet Sauvignon 64%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Franc 3%, Petit Verdot 3%
Pruning : Guyot double with debudding
Harvest : By hand
Fermentation : In stainless-steel temperature-controlled tanks with patented cap-breaking system
Duration : Approximately 3 weeks (subject to vintage and ripeness of tannins)
Maturation : For 12 months in oak barrels (50% new) with racking
Fining : Eggwhites
Aging : Subject to vintage, begins to be expressive between 3 and 5 years, can age 10 to 15 years

About the winery

Although at the outset the company was one man's brainchild, it is in fact a collective endeavour. Vignobles André Lurton is run by a young, dynamic team of highly-skilled managers. Each and every one is attentive, rational, discreet and modest (a sterling quality in an ego-driven environment!). Understandably, André Lurton favours them with his total confidence.

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Consumer Reviews - L de La Louvière 2005

Tags: #afordable  #boise  #elegant  #good  #puissant 

Lurton  Vinostarter - from 1 to 20 reviews    Leognan  (France)
*** Good 
Producer tasting note
Robe : Intense red
Elegant nose, shows extremely classy smoky notes.
Explosive berry palate, with spice and licorice. Tannins well integrated though still a little austere, will mellow after a few more years. #good #afordable #elegant
Tasting date : 01 Dec 2007
Maturity : Keep in cellar(mature 2009  from  2015)
Reviewed 5 years ago
 

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