2011

Château La Garde Pessac-Léognan AOC

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

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Wine information

Region

Bordeaux - Graves & Pessac-Léognan, France

Grape

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Producer

Château La Garde

Vintage

2011

Goes well with

Grilled food, roasts, wild game, cheeses

Degustation notes

Flavours with undertones of toast and ripe cherries, a well marked full bouquet, an opulent, elegant mouth, a round, creamy structure, full-bodied and complex, a modern burgundy that expresses its origin (Pessac-Leognan) with pleasantly earthy, warm notes.

Special notes

Owner: Maison Dourthe, purchased in 1990. Large investments and constant improvement in the quality of their wines. Red wine: 15-20months in 65% new oak barrels. The vineyard covers 52 hectares, 50 of which are devoted to red wine and 2 to white (Sauvignon Blanc). Second red wine: Chartreuse du Château La Garde.

Alcohol content

13.5%

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2016-2021

Original packaging

Wooden box of 6

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

Ratings

Average rating: 4.5 of 5 4 ratings and 3 reviews

  • from on
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Très bon vin de Bordeaux, année 2011, vendu en Suisse à un prix raisonnable!

  • from on
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    PESSAC LEOGNAN - EXELLENT RAPPORT QUALITE PRIX, VIN FIN ET MOELLEUX, PAS TROP TANIQUE.

    IDEAL POUR UN CADEAU.

  • from on
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Sehr gut! - Ein sehr guter Bordeaux!
    Preiswert und gute Qualität.
    Noch ein sehr junger Jahrgang.
    Wird aber nach 5 Jahren sehr viel Freude bereiten!