Les Hauts de Tousquiron "Cuvée Lucie," Médoc
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Les Hauts de Tousquiron "Cuvée Lucie," Médoc - 2016

Item # 33067 750mL

This traditional Médoc blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot owes its weighty concentration to 30-year-old vines and the use of French barrels—15% of which were new oak. The result is a fairly dense wine with considerable acidity that freshens up a bounty of oak spice, juicy black-currants, and macerated raspberries. This sturdy Left Bank Bordeaux is a top-notch value that will pair well with lamb, duck confit, or even deep-dish pizza.

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This wine is ruby and it shows a deep intensity. On the nose it gives you ripe fruits aroma. On the palate you can taste spice and licorice. This a typical Bordeaux blend from the Médoc region, where Cabernet Sauvignon is the main part in the blend giving dark fruit notes, followed by Merlot. This grape adds body and a pleasant and soft, velvety finish. Red Bordeaux are known for their powerful structure and deep flavors and this wine is not an exception. I like this wine because, even if not very complex, it can support different kinds of food, becoming a wonderful flavor partner: it is smooth in your palate and you can drink it by itself but it won't disappoint you during a rich meal either! Some wine drinkers could say that, because of these characteristics, this wine lacks personality. I disagree and I see flexibility as a quality..




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