Ch Larrivaux Haut-Medoc 2012 750mL SPECIAL | No Further Discount

Ch Larrivaux

Haut-Medoc 2012 750mL

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The Chateau has traditionally been run by the women in the family and is currently run by Berangere Tesseron, the wife of Basile Tessaron, who runs Lafon-Rochet (a Fourth Growth situated in the neighbouring Saint-Estephe). The domaine has belonged to the same family for three centuries and the 20 hectares of vineyards were originally planted in 1861.

Breaking the traditional left-bank blend, the Chateau Larrivaux is 60% Merlot, which means it benefitted from the early ripening of the 2012 vintage. A left-bank offering that has not suffered too much from the obstacles of the 2012 vintage affecting Cabernet Sauvignon.

On the delicate side of Bordeaux with subtle notes of cassis, liquorice and dark plum. Firm acidity and well balanced. Will match nicely to grilled veal chops with thyme, oregano and rosemary. Overall a restrained, feminine wine (for Bordeaux) that will appeal to lovers of a traditional style.

Ratings:
Jancis Robinson: 15.5/20

  • Alcohol Content
    13.5%
  • Cellaring
    Medium term cellaring (up to 7 years)
  • Closure
    Cork
  • Packaging
    Bottle
  • Standard Drinks
    8.0
  • Origin
    France, Bordeaux
  • Style
    Rich & Robust Reds
  • Vintage*
    2012
  • Product Code
    1955869

* Vintages on offer may vary.

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