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CHÂTEAU LANDREAU 2016 AC Côtes de Bourg
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BAYLE-CARREAU
Acquired in 1995 by the Bayle-Carreau, this 15 hc Côtes de Bourg estate has been totally restored and all the vineyards replanted. The wine is reasonably priced and have gained wide recognition for consistent high quality. This 2016 blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep intense purple colour and an attractive, ripe, plum-cherry nose with some slightly spicy, gentle cedar notes. It is dry, medium bodied and well structured with harmonious, ripe, Damson plum-cherry flavours and a lingering, mineral-tinged finish with rounded tannins and a hint of cassis. Quite ready-to-drink, it has 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L0716 on the back label. NEW in Vintages. CSPC 18535
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Con Oen
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Rating ***(90 points)
Ripe, Bright, Harmonious
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Made with firmly structured Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon, this solid wine conveys a sense of power and concentration. Richness is seen in full-bodied black fruits that are balanced by acidity. This is a wine with a good future; drink from 2021. Score - 92 (Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast, Dec. 1, 2019) Price $ 20.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 17, 2021
Cases bought 349 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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