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Château La Prade
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|2018||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
|2017||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Fresh with polished tannins and a sweet, fruity quality in the round finish, this wine will be delicious for at least a decade or longer. If you are seeking value Bordeaux and you\'re not familiar with La Prade -- get to know this wine, which is made from 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. Sadly, due to the frost, there is 50% less of the normal volume produced here this year.
1426 Views Tasted Apr 26, 2018
|2016||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Darker in hue than usual, the wine offers dark earthy, red fruits, soft and polished tannins with fresh, sweet, juicy fruits that offer volume, freshness and pleasure. The blend comes from , Made from 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc. This is a step up for one of the best value wines in Bordeaux.
3633 Views Tasted Apr 29, 2017
|2015||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Earthy, with forest floor, tobacco, underbrush and dark, red fruits, the wine has length and the ability to soft and evolve with age.
2109 Views Tasted May 21, 2018
Made from 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, the soft, open wine has a stony, licorice, and blackberry personality that finishes with fresh dark red fruits.
1929 Views Tasted Apr 29, 2016
|2014||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
From mostly Merlot at 90% of the blend, with the remainder coming from Cabernet Franc, you already find secondary notes of earth, truffle, oak and dark cherries. Medium/full bodied, fleshy, with a blast of tobacco and spicy black cherry in the finish. A few more years will add more softness and complexity here.
1601 Views Tasted Jun 25, 2017
Made from 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the spicy, soft, open wine has a sweet, tart, fresh, licorice, personality that finishes with bright, round, red fruits. 88-90 Pts
1504 Views Tasted May 1, 2015
|2012||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Earth, smoke and licorice with fresh plums on the nose, the wine serves up a tasty, smoky, blackberry and earthy finish.
1675 Views Tasted Jul 6, 2015
90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc – A kiss of oak touches dark red berries with an earthy, easy-to-like personality that will make this easy to drink on release. 87-88 Pts
1828 Views Tasted Apr 26, 2013
|2011||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Fresh black cherry and licorice in an approachable, soft, easy drinking style
1694 Views Tasted May 21, 2014
Blending 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine offers smoke, a strong sense of minerality, cherry and earth with chalky tannins. This wine from Nicolas Thienpont should offer pleasure after 2-3 years in the bottle. 88-90 Pts
1714 Views Tasted Apr 20, 2012
|2010||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Already showing truffle and tobacco scents, along with fresh berries, the wine is structured, tannic, beefy and concentrated. Give it a few years to soften and continue its development.
3283 Views Tasted May 8, 2013
Deep color, spice, black plum and spice, this full bodied wine finishes with a blast of ripe, black plum jam and blackberries. 89-91 Pts
2712 Views Tasted Jul 6, 2011
La Prade is filled with cassis, black cherry and licorice. Concentrated, and easy to like, this wine from Nicolas Thienpont should offer pleasure early. 88-90 Pts
2194 Views Tasted Apr 22, 2011
|2009||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Bottled late May and produced from 100% Merlot, the perfume offers scents of oak, licorice, plum and jammy black raspberries. Full bodied, soft textured and packed with sweet, juicy plums, vanilla, black cherry, pepper and cassis, this is a delicious wine.
2564 Views Tasted Jul 16, 2011
2009 La Prade is 100% merlot. This small property used optical laser sorting for the first time. With soft, elegantly round textures coupled with minerals, blackberries, and licorice, the wine ends with a nice display of juicy plums. The best La Prade I’ve ever tasted. 88-90 Pts
1998 Views Tasted Aug 26, 2010
|2008||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
08 La Prade from Nicolas Thienpont, along with help from Stephane Derenoncourt is a steal. Ripe, spicy blackberry fruit is everywhere in this wine. It will offer its charm at a young age. 86-88 Pts
2240 Views Tasted Aug 1, 2009
|2006||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Medium bodied, crisp, slightly rustic, fully developed wine with an earthy, forest slant to the red fruits. This wine requires drinking in the near future.
1871 Views Tasted Jan 5, 2018
|2005||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
From a blend 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, this delicious wine is showing great! Licorice, earth, jammy blackberries, dark cherry and a hint of vanilla make up the perfume. Lush, round, soft and mouth filling with a licorice, chocolate and plum filled finish, there is no reason to wait on opening this wine. 2005 La Prade represents what great, Bordeaux value wine is all about.
2440 Views Tasted Sep 17, 2011
|2003||Château La Prade (Bordeaux Côtes de Francs)|
Clearly fading, the nose is better than the palate with its truffle and tobacco scented perfume. I’d drink this sooner than later.
2888 Views Tasted Dec 18, 2013