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Château La Louvière

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2021 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
Floral in nature with accents of tobacco leaf, spice, dark currants and smoke. The wine is round, polished, soft, and sweet, with plenty of ripe, dark red berries and polished tannins in the medium-bodied finish. Drink from 2024-2039. 90-92

Floral in nature with accents of tobacco leaf, spice, dark currants and smoke. The wine is round, polished, soft, and sweet, with plenty of ripe, dark red berries and polished tannins in the medium-bodied finish. Drink from 2024-2039. 90-92

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2021 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93
Honeysuckle, orange tropical fruit, waxy lemons, grapefruit, green apples, and blazing acidity make this an instant treat to taste due to its racy quality and purity in its fruits. Drink from 2023-2033. 93-93 Pts

Honeysuckle, orange tropical fruit, waxy lemons, grapefruit, green apples, and blazing acidity make this an instant treat to taste due to its racy quality and purity in its fruits. Drink from 2023-2033. 93-93 Pts

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2020 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 92
Flowers, blackberry, currants and blueberry aromatics blend together perfectly in the perfume. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, soft and lively, with a polished touch to the tannins in the finish. This should age for at least 2 decades with little trouble. 91-93 Pts

Flowers, blackberry, currants and blueberry aromatics blend together perfectly in the perfume. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, soft and lively, with a polished touch to the tannins in the finish. This should age for at least 2 decades with little trouble. 91-93 Pts

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2020 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92
Barely ripe pears, green apples, grapefruit, waxy lemon and lime with ginger and honeysuckle create an intense perfume. On the palate the wine is fresh, juicy, energetic and sweet, with a crispness and purity to the array of citrus that stands out in the crowd, carrying through to the finish. 92 Pts

Barely ripe pears, green apples, grapefruit, waxy lemon and lime with ginger and honeysuckle create an intense perfume. On the palate the wine is fresh, juicy, energetic and sweet, with a crispness and purity to the array of citrus that stands out in the crowd, carrying through to the finish. 92 Pts

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2019 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 93
Dark red fruits pop easily on the nose and palate. All of that is made even better with overtones of cigar box, flowers, and a hint of spice on the back end. Fresh, vibrant, elegant, long and refined, with a smoked cherry and black raspberry not on the backend. Let it rest a few years and it will be an even better wine. Drink from 2024-2037.

Dark red fruits pop easily on the nose and palate. All of that is made even better with overtones of cigar box, flowers, and a hint of spice on the back end. Fresh, vibrant, elegant, long and refined, with a smoked cherry and black raspberry not on the backend. Let it rest a few years and it will be an even better wine. Drink from 2024-2037.

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Lush, round, sweet, fresh, juicy red fruits with chocolate and smoky accents show up easily. The fruit expands on the palate with more of that sweet, chocolate overtone and silky tannins. Give this 5-7 years for more complexity and softness. 91-93 Pts

Lush, round, sweet, fresh, juicy red fruits with chocolate and smoky accents show up easily. The fruit expands on the palate with more of that sweet, chocolate overtone and silky tannins. Give this 5-7 years for more complexity and softness. 91-93 Pts

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2019 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93
Pomelo honeysuckle and green apple with a nice minty accent let you know this is going to be good. On the palate the wine is crisp fresh, vibrant and lifted with a nice touch of minerality in the mid-palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2029.

Pomelo honeysuckle and green apple with a nice minty accent let you know this is going to be good. On the palate the wine is crisp fresh, vibrant and lifted with a nice touch of minerality in the mid-palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2029.

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Crisp green apples, lemon, lime, flowers and orange peel smell just great. On the palate, the wine pops with freshness, vibrant yellow citrus, creamy, lush textures and hints of honey with tangerine in the finish. 92 Pts

Crisp green apples, lemon, lime, flowers and orange peel smell just great. On the palate, the wine pops with freshness, vibrant yellow citrus, creamy, lush textures and hints of honey with tangerine in the finish. 92 Pts

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2018 Château La Louvière "L" de la Louviere  (Pessac-Léognan) 86
Simple, forward, easy to like lemony wine for uncomplicated drinking pleasure.

Simple, forward, easy to like lemony wine for uncomplicated drinking pleasure.

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2018 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 93
Tobacco leaf, cedar, spearmint, red fruits and herbs are all over the place. On the palate the wine is elegant, fresh, soft and silky, with layers of fruit and tobacco in every swirl, sniff and sip. The volume, depth and length here is something I have never seen here before. The wine was great in barrel and in bottle I'm loving it!

Tobacco leaf, cedar, spearmint, red fruits and herbs are all over the place. On the palate the wine is elegant, fresh, soft and silky, with layers of fruit and tobacco in every swirl, sniff and sip. The volume, depth and length here is something I have never seen here before. The wine was great in barrel and in bottle I'm loving it!

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Cigar lovers are going to like this wine with all its tobacco essence but so are wine lovers! The darkest vintage ever from La Louviere, the wine is gorgeous. Rich, opulent, soft and vibrant, the fruit is ripe, sweet and spicy. The volume, depth and length here is something I have never seen here before. I'm loving it! 92-94 Pts

Cigar lovers are going to like this wine with all its tobacco essence but so are wine lovers! The darkest vintage ever from La Louviere, the wine is gorgeous. Rich, opulent, soft and vibrant, the fruit is ripe, sweet and spicy. The volume, depth and length here is something I have never seen here before. I'm loving it! 92-94 Pts

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2018 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92
Much better in bottle, than in barrel, now you find loads of ripe, sweet, round, creamy yellow citrus, flowers, a touch of honey, crisp green apple and grapefruit.

Much better in bottle, than in barrel, now you find loads of ripe, sweet, round, creamy yellow citrus, flowers, a touch of honey, crisp green apple and grapefruit.

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Light in color and fruit, the ripe, sweet, yellow citrus is quite juicy but it lacks the length and freshness found in the best vintages.

Light in color and fruit, the ripe, sweet, yellow citrus is quite juicy but it lacks the length and freshness found in the best vintages.

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2017 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Medium bodied with a tobacco overtones amidst the bright red fruits, this wine is everything you need plus a smoky edge. You should give this a few years in the cellar to soften and develop.

Medium bodied with a tobacco overtones amidst the bright red fruits, this wine is everything you need plus a smoky edge. You should give this a few years in the cellar to soften and develop.

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2017 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92
Pomelo, green apples, vanilla, yellow citrus and flowers pop right up. Lively acidity gives the sweet, lemon-edged fruits lift and length.

Pomelo, green apples, vanilla, yellow citrus and flowers pop right up. Lively acidity gives the sweet, lemon-edged fruits lift and length.

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2016 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
Medium-bodied, soft, fresh and vibrant, the wine is elegant, smoky and filled with all the earthy, ripe red cherries and tobacco leaf you need.

Medium-bodied, soft, fresh and vibrant, the wine is elegant, smoky and filled with all the earthy, ripe red cherries and tobacco leaf you need.

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Medium-bodied, elegant, soft and already displaying its nose of cigar wrapper and ripe, fresh, red fruits, the wine offers lift energy and an earthy, cherry filled finish.

Medium-bodied, elegant, soft and already displaying its nose of cigar wrapper and ripe, fresh, red fruits, the wine offers lift energy and an earthy, cherry filled finish.

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Medium-bodied with a cigar box and smoke note that really adds to the sweet, ripe, cherries. Elegant, fresh and bright, you can age this a few years for more nuance.

Medium-bodied with a cigar box and smoke note that really adds to the sweet, ripe, cherries. Elegant, fresh and bright, you can age this a few years for more nuance.

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2016 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Ready to go, with its slightly honeyed citrus and floral character, the wine is round, and just a bit lush, leaving you with sweet, citrus and hint of white peach in the finish.

Ready to go, with its slightly honeyed citrus and floral character, the wine is round, and just a bit lush, leaving you with sweet, citrus and hint of white peach in the finish.

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Forward, fun and fresh, with a lively lemon, grapefruit and floral character that finishes with hints of tart green apple and tangerine.

Forward, fun and fresh, with a lively lemon, grapefruit and floral character that finishes with hints of tart green apple and tangerine.

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An early drinker here, with the right amount of just squeezed lemons, grape fruit, tart green apple and tangerine make this an appealing, summer, white Bordeaux wine.

An early drinker here, with the right amount of just squeezed lemons, grape fruit, tart green apple and tangerine make this an appealing, summer, white Bordeaux wine.

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2015 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Medium-bodied, elegant, fresh and forward, the distinctive, cherry, earth, incense and smoked, cherry pipe tobacco is out in front. The tannins are soft, the wine is polished and finish is refined. This wine is going to be easy to drink on the early side of its life.

Medium-bodied, elegant, fresh and forward, the distinctive, cherry, earth, incense and smoked, cherry pipe tobacco is out in front. The tannins are soft, the wine is polished and finish is refined. This wine is going to be easy to drink on the early side of its life.

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Medium-bodied and fresh, tobacco and cherry fruits on the nose quickly move to an elegant, cherry, fennel and cigar box character on the palate. This wine is going to be easy to drink on the early side of its life. 88 - 90 Pts

Medium-bodied and fresh, tobacco and cherry fruits on the nose quickly move to an elegant, cherry, fennel and cigar box character on the palate. This wine is going to be easy to drink on the early side of its life. 88 - 90 Pts

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2015 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Here, you find accent of white peach, which add to the grapefruit, lemon zest and orange marmalade. There is a nice, zippy quality to the fruit that is equally fresh and refreshing. This is a nice, finesse styled white Bordeaux wine.

Here, you find accent of white peach, which add to the grapefruit, lemon zest and orange marmalade. There is a nice, zippy quality to the fruit that is equally fresh and refreshing. This is a nice, finesse styled white Bordeaux wine.

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White peach, orange marmalade and pomelo get your attention rather quickly, but its the zippy, fresh lemon peel notes in the finish that stay with you.

White peach, orange marmalade and pomelo get your attention rather quickly, but its the zippy, fresh lemon peel notes in the finish that stay with you.

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2014 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 86
Light in color, medium bodied and with a distinctive herbal note that marred the otherwise, fresh, crisp, bright, red berry flavors.

Light in color, medium bodied and with a distinctive herbal note that marred the otherwise, fresh, crisp, bright, red berry flavors.

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2014 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Much better than the red this year. There is freshness and length, coupled with sweet, ripe, citrus, floral and green melon notes.

Much better than the red this year. There is freshness and length, coupled with sweet, ripe, citrus, floral and green melon notes.

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2013 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 84
Light in style with a bright, tart, red berry character that is made for early drinking. The wine was produced from a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot.

Light in style with a bright, tart, red berry character that is made for early drinking. The wine was produced from a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot.

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Light in style with an earthy, red cherry-filled personality, the wine feels rustic on the palate with sweet, tart flavors in the finish. 83-85 Pts

Light in style with an earthy, red cherry-filled personality, the wine feels rustic on the palate with sweet, tart flavors in the finish. 83-85 Pts

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2013 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Fresh, lighter style of dry, white Bordeaux focused on the crisp, yellow fruits and limestone character.

Fresh, lighter style of dry, white Bordeaux focused on the crisp, yellow fruits and limestone character.

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Medium bodied with orange marmalade and lemon notes, this light style of white Bordeaux wine should be consumed young. 87-88 Pts

Medium bodied with orange marmalade and lemon notes, this light style of white Bordeaux wine should be consumed young. 87-88 Pts

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2012 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
At maturity, or close to it, this delicious white is showing honeysuckle, white peach, grapefruit and lemon rind notes on the nose and palate. Fresh, round and citrusy this is in the perfect spot today.

At maturity, or close to it, this delicious white is showing honeysuckle, white peach, grapefruit and lemon rind notes on the nose and palate. Fresh, round and citrusy this is in the perfect spot today.

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2012 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Medium-bodied with fresh, smoky cherries on the nose and a fresh, cherry finish produced a wine that should be drinkable on release. 88-90 Pts

Medium-bodied with fresh, smoky cherries on the nose and a fresh, cherry finish produced a wine that should be drinkable on release. 88-90 Pts

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2011 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 84
Light, rusitic and lacking depth of flavor, the wine focuses on tart, red berries and herbs. Fans of this style of wine will like it a lot more than I did.

Light, rusitic and lacking depth of flavor, the wine focuses on tart, red berries and herbs. Fans of this style of wine will like it a lot more than I did.

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This elegant, medium-bodied Pessac Leognan with smoke, cassis, plums and fresh cherries will drink well early. 87-89 Pts

This elegant, medium-bodied Pessac Leognan with smoke, cassis, plums and fresh cherries will drink well early. 87-89 Pts

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2011 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92
This is the right moment to pop a cork on this gem so you can savor all the delicious ripe, freshly squeezed grapefruit, Meyer lemon, and honeysuckle that comes alive thanks to the jolt of acidity. Fresh, sweet. bright and crisp, enjoy this for up to another decade.

This is the right moment to pop a cork on this gem so you can savor all the delicious ripe, freshly squeezed grapefruit, Meyer lemon, and honeysuckle that comes alive thanks to the jolt of acidity. Fresh, sweet. bright and crisp, enjoy this for up to another decade.

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2010 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Red berries, earth, tobacco open the nose. Medium bodied, fresh, lively and soft, the wine ends with refined, spicy red fruits.

Red berries, earth, tobacco open the nose. Medium bodied, fresh, lively and soft, the wine ends with refined, spicy red fruits.

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2010 La Louviere – Smoke, blackberry and fresh herb aromas pair with round textures that conclude with a licorice, black cherry and earthy wine that should drink well early and offer a lot of bang for the buck. 90-92 Pts

2010 La Louviere – Smoke, blackberry and fresh herb aromas pair with round textures that conclude with a licorice, black cherry and earthy wine that should drink well early and offer a lot of bang for the buck. 90-92 Pts

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2010 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 87
Seemingly past its prime and already starting to lose its freshness and crisp, yellow citrus character. If you are sitting on any it is time to drink up.

Seemingly past its prime and already starting to lose its freshness and crisp, yellow citrus character. If you are sitting on any it is time to drink up.

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2009 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Soft, elegant, medium-bodied and fully ready to go, the wine provides ample, smoky, red, tobacco drenched red fruits with earthy nuances from start to finish. Drink this over the next decade for maximum pleasure.

Soft, elegant, medium-bodied and fully ready to go, the wine provides ample, smoky, red, tobacco drenched red fruits with earthy nuances from start to finish. Drink this over the next decade for maximum pleasure.

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A wine of finesse, and not concentration, the nose grabs you with its smoky, cherry, pipe tobacco and wet earth aromas. Soft, refined and elegant, the finish delivers fresh black cherries. Already drinking well, you can age it, or pop a bottle if you prefer young, fresh fruits.

A wine of finesse, and not concentration, the nose grabs you with its smoky, cherry, pipe tobacco and wet earth aromas. Soft, refined and elegant, the finish delivers fresh black cherries. Already drinking well, you can age it, or pop a bottle if you prefer young, fresh fruits.

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2008 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Fresh squeezed lemons strained over rocks is the name of the game here, with this vibrant, energetic, Sauvignon Blanc based wine.

Fresh squeezed lemons strained over rocks is the name of the game here, with this vibrant, energetic, Sauvignon Blanc based wine.

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2006 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
This medium bodied, smokey, Pessac Leognan wine offers a red fruit and spice characteristics. This light style of wine is probably best enjoyed in its youth.

This medium bodied, smokey, Pessac Leognan wine offers a red fruit and spice characteristics. This light style of wine is probably best enjoyed in its youth.

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2005 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Light in style, better on the nose with its tobacco, dark red berry, earth and herb notes , than on the medium bodied, uncomplicated, red berry dominated palate.

Light in style, better on the nose with its tobacco, dark red berry, earth and herb notes , than on the medium bodied, uncomplicated, red berry dominated palate.

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2004 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Better on the nose, with its smoky, red fruits, earth and spicy aromas, than on the soft, medium bodied, almost light, red berry finish.

Better on the nose, with its smoky, red fruits, earth and spicy aromas, than on the soft, medium bodied, almost light, red berry finish.

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2000 Château La Louvière  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Fully mature, and more interesting on the nose, with its cigar box, smoke, tobacco and fresh, plum, with cherry aromas. Medium bodied and almost light on the palate, there is no reason to age this for further evolution. Popped and poured.

Fully mature, and more interesting on the nose, with its cigar box, smoke, tobacco and fresh, plum, with cherry aromas. Medium bodied and almost light on the palate, there is no reason to age this for further evolution. Popped and poured.

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1975 Château La Louvière Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
The oldest wine I've ever tasted from this estate continues to offer interest, with its slightly honeyed citrus, and stony components. The fruit is taking on a sight petrol character, so I would not continue pressing your luck holding on this, if you have a bottle or two hanging around.

The oldest wine I've ever tasted from this estate continues to offer interest, with its slightly honeyed citrus, and stony components. The fruit is taking on a sight petrol character, so I would not continue pressing your luck holding on this, if you have a bottle or two hanging around.

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