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Chateau Laroque St-Emilion 2018

Chateau Laroque St-Emilion 2018


Since the 12th century, Château Laroque has occupied an historical terroir, a mix of limestone rock and fine clays, superbly located on the slopes and high point of the plateau of Saint-Emilion.

  • Tasting Notes

    Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Laroque is a little closed to begin, slowly unfurling to reveal fragrant black cherries, wild blueberries and blackberry preserves scents with hints of crushed rocks, underbrush and violets plus a waft of Marmite toast. Full-bodied and jam-packed with bright, crunchy black and blue fruits, it has a firm line of ripe, fine-grained tannins and loads of freshness, finishing very long and layered. Impressive!

    Being aged in oak barriques, 50% new, the blend is 97% Merlot and 3% Cabernet Franc.

    Lisa Perrotti-Brown, The Wine Advocate (spring 2019)

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