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Chateau Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse 2008

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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Vintage 2008
Country France
Region Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2025
Stock 0
  • Parker 89
  • Winespectator 91
  • Other 18
Issue Date

2nd May 2011
Source

194, The Wine Advocate

The closed, austere 2008 represents the old school philosophy of winemaking employed at Beausejour-Duffau before Nicolas Thienpont and Stephane Derenoncourt controlled the viticulture and winemaking starting in 2009. A 21,000-bottle blend of 70% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Franc and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2008 exhibits high tannin, medium body and an impressively elegant style. It is already revealing the nobility of this exquisite vineyard. However, the wine does not possess the extra gear of aromatic and flavor dimensions to merit an outstanding review.
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