Chateau La Louviere 2006

Product code: 6AND16B2006

A lovely presence of crunchy fruit on the nose. On the palate, pure black fruits, with a fine mineral and liquorice component. Complex fruit, with elements of smoke, tobacco and cigars. The tannins are however rather gentle.

  • Country:France
  • Region:Bordeaux
  • Sub Region:Pessac-Leognan
  • Vintage:2006
  • ABV:13%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 9

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Product guide note

This wine is from Pessac-Leognan and is a blend of mainly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. It has aromas of leather, cedar and smoke with elegant flavours of dark black cherry and liquorice. The wine has a velvety mouth feel with lasting flavours of chocolate and spice.

Production information

Producer: Chateau La Louviere

Chateau La Louviere can trace their history as a vineyard back to the 14th Century, with the name a nod to the wolves that used to inhabit the woodland that’s now under vine. The Chateau is owned by Andre Lurton, who ensured that after the Second World War the property returned to its former prestige.

Production note

Harvested by hand. Fermentation in stainless steel, temperature-controlled tanks with patented cap-breaking system and concrete tanks with pipeage. Malolactic fermentation and fermentation temperature 28-30°C. Maturation for 12 months in oak barrels (50-75% new) with racking.

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