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Chateau Haut Lariveau – Last 18 bottles

$52.00 $39.00

Last 18 bottles reduced to clear.  Wow factor Merlot. According to Oz Clarke this is one of the best producers in the region. In conversion to organic production

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SKU: 10014 Categories: , , YEAR: 2006SIZE: 750ml
Description

This is a great example of the wines of Bordeaux and the south-west region that DiscoverVin™ is bringing down under. This vineyard sit just outside some of the more expensive classified vineyards but nevertheless produces a great wine and at a great price. It is a delicious premium merlot made with great care, harnessing generations of knowledge of the soils and climate the grape varieties and how to bring the best from these noble grape varieties. This wine represents exceptional quality and value for money

Region/Terroir: Fronsac (Commune: Saint Michel de Fronsac).
Vineyard surface area: 8 hectares (20 acres).
Soil Type: chalky clay slopes and plateaux.
Average age of vines: 35 years.

Grapes: 100% Merlot

Winemaking techniques: Manual picking when grapes are fully ripe.
Total de-stemming. Temperature controlled fermentation lasts about three
weeks, depending on vintage conditions. Annual production of 3000 cases.
Wine is aged in a mixture of old and new oak casks.
Consultant oenologists: Michel ROLLAND and Christian VEYRY.

Our tasting notes: Lifted, pronounced nose of red fruits with some toasty notes. On the palate lovely rich complex red fruits, some caramel, long, and well balanced. Great structure. A beautiful merlot.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Single bottles, multiple bottles or complete boxes (12 bottles) may be ordered.

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