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Chateau Larcis Ducasse 2017 Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classe

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Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé.

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The 2017 vintage will have gone through several stages to give birth to great red wines. Despite a difficult start to the year the season unfolded in a remarkable way with dry weather until summer. The beautiful month of August will allow a very good development of the vine, and despite some rain in September, the good maturation of the grapes will be ensured, they will be rich and concentrated at harvest time.

Blend of the 2017 vintage : 92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet franc

The robe has a magnificent purple color, with brilliant garnet reflections.

The nose is deliciously expressive, with aromas of wild berries, menthol, roasted cocoa and truffle-like undergrowth.

This elegance continues in the mouth, where the wine offers a fleshy matter, a very beautiful fruity brightness and finely chiseled tannins. It evolves with a lot of freshness and volume, before blossoming on a long, powerful and particularly aromatic finish.

Food and wine pairing:

Château Larcis Ducasse 2017 would be a wonderful accompaniment to roast beef with a Périgord cep sauce accompanied by baked apples, veal chop à la Dijonnaise, roast duck, or a confit lamb mouse.

For a pairing with cheeses, choose soft cheeses with a bloomy rind: Brie, Brillat-savarin, Camembert, Chaource or Coulommiers.

For desserts, it will be particularly appreciated with a three chocolate dessert, profiteroles or an Opera cake.

Ageing potential and tasting:

Château Larcis Ducasse 2017 will reach its qualitative peak between 2027 and 2032, possessing indeed a very good aptitude for cellar aging.

However, it lends itself very well to tasting today. To do this, take to open the bottle at room temperature and decant it 3 to 4 hours before tasting.

The bottles will be kept in the cellar protected from the light, lying down, at an optimal hygrometric degree of 70%.

Size : 750ml
Alcohol Degree : 12°
Appellation : Saint-Emilion
Vintage : 2017
Color : Red
Classification : Classified Growth (St-Emilion)

This château is a Grand Cru Classé St Emilion which covers approximately 13 ha and the average age of the vines is 40 years.

Soil and subsoil are made of clay-limestone-marl with a subsoil of friable limestone and fossil sand

Grape variety: Merlot noir 78%, Cabernet franc 22%

All the harvest is manual with sorting table in the cellar

The yield is of the order of 4 to 4,200 bottles per hectare, or about 38 barrels over the entire vineyard and the wine is aged in barrels, 60% of which in new barrels, during a stay of 18 to 20 months. following the harvest.

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