2019 Château d'Agassac Haut-Médoc Bordeaux France Wine Tasting Note

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The flowery nose gets even better with its chocolate, black raspberries, herbs, and cherries as it develops in the glass. The wine is crisp, fresh, round, and loaded with fruit from start to finish. Drink from 2024-2034.

The flowery nose gets even better with its chocolate, black raspberries, herbs, and cherries as it develops in the glass. The wine is crisp, fresh, round, and loaded with fruit from start to finish. Drink from 2024-2034.

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Blackberry, cassis, smoke, espresso and licorice notes on the nose combine well with the round, lush, soft, forward, ripe expressive, sweet fruits on the palate. This will be good close to release and will improve with a few years of age. 90-92 Pts

Blackberry, cassis, smoke, espresso and licorice notes on the nose combine well with the round, lush, soft, forward, ripe expressive, sweet fruits on the palate. This will be good close to release and will improve with a few years of age. 90-92 Pts

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When to Drink Chateau d'Agassac, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau d'Agassac can be enjoyed on the young side with an hour or so of decanting. However, the wine is usually better at 2-4 years of bottle age. Of course, that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character.

In the best years, the wine will at its best between 8-12 years of age after the vintage. Young vintages can be decanted for an average of 1 hour or so. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Serving and Decanting Chateau d'Agassac, with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Chateau d'Agassac is best served at 14 degrees Celsius, 57 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift. The red wine of Chateau d'Agassac is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, and grilled dishes.

Chateau d'Agassac is a perfect match with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms, and pasta as well as cheese.

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