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Château Labégorce

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2018 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 94

With flowers, smoke, licorice, crème de cassis, thyme and earth, this wine has freshness, definition and fabulous character with ripe, silky tannins and a generous finish. A blend of 50% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot, the wine reached 14% alcohol. 93-95 Pts

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2017 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 92

Floral, black raspberry, espresso and earthy notes initiate a fresh, round, forward wine. This is soft, medium bodied with elegant textures and a sweet, ripe, fruity finish. Made from a blend of 46% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc and 6% Petit Verdot, the wine reached13% alcohol. Thirty percent of the harvest was hit with frost.

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2016 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 93

Flowers, tobacco, wet earth, smoke, and fresh fruits, the wine is elegant, round, lush and polished, There is volume, length and character. There is a lot to like here, especially when you consider how little the wine sells for.

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Floral, black raspberry and just the right amount of dark chocolate on the nose, this wine is deeply colored with ripe, dark cherries, full body and a dusty, fruit filled finish. This could be the best vintage yet for Labegorce, as it offers length, volume and freshness. Made from a blend of 52% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot, the wine reached 13.5% alcohol with a pH of 3.7 and is being aged in 50% new, French oak barrels.

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2015 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 92

Coming on strong, all the polished, sexy cherry plum and floral notes are easy to find. Polished and rich on the palate, there is a lot to like here.

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This wine is easily the best vintage ever produced at Chateau Labegorce. Showing a good depth of color and serving up spicy plums, cherries, licorice and wet earth, it's soft, polished and loaded with even more licorice, dark chocolate and juicy, ripe, black cherries in a forward, style. Made from a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc, the wine is aging in 50% new, French oak barrels. 90 - 92 Pts

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2014 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 91

Soft textures, earthy, red fruits, flowers cherries and thyme with a medium/full body has improved from barrel to bottling.

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This wine is packed with ripe plums, cherries and a hint of thyme. The sense of softness in the texture readies you for an elegant, chocolate, espresso bean and fresh, cassis finish. The wine was produced from a blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot and is aging in 50% new, French oak barrels. 88-90 Pts

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2013 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 87

Medium bodied, bright, fresh, crisp red fruits, soft, already resolved tannins and a forward, easy to drink, fresh, red berry personality.

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Coffee bean, cherry and earth are on the nose, while the medium-bodied wine ends with a light, easygoing, pomegranate and cherry finish that will be appealing on release. From a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, and 5% Petit Verdot. 87-89 Pts

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2012 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 89

Medium/full bodied, round, soft and polished, the fruit is ripe, the wine is approachable and end with a supple, cocoa and black cherry finish.

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With an earthy nose, the wine is filled with fresh black raspberries and cassis. From a blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot, the wine reached 13% alcohol. 88-90 Pts

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2011 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 88

Earth, oak and blackberries in the nose lead to a medium bodied wine with a finish of black cherry and sandy tannins that could soften with a few years of age.

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Starting with the 2009 vintage, the property expanded to 70 hectares when the new owners, the Perrodo family, added Labegorce Zede, back into the fold. Blending 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot, the wine reached 14% alcohol. In the nose, earth, chocolate mint, truffle and blackberry. Soft and silky in texture, the wine finishes with chocolate-covered boysenberry. The wine will be aged in 60% new oak for between 16-18 months. 89 – 90 Pts

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2010 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 91

A contender for one of the best value Bordeaux wines from the 2010 vintage, licorice, black cherries, espresso and spicy cassis scents pair well with the round, fresh, ripe, lively fruits found in the finish. The final blend turned out to be 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot.

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Good, deep color with licorice, cassis, tobacco, and blackberry, round tannins and a fresh, blackberry filled finish.

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Labergorce Deep color, earth, cassis and licorice in the nose. This easy to like Margaux wine should offer pleasure early. 88 - 90 Pts

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2009 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 89

From a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot and 7% Cabernet Franc, the wine opens with espresso, boysenberry and earthy aromas. This leads to a lively, fresh, soft textured, medium bodied Margaux wine. Better than previous vintages, (and the 2010 is even better) with a firm commitment to producing the best wines possible from their terroir, you can expect good things in the future from Labegorce, which fortunately for consumers, remains a well priced Margaux wine.

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2008 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 88

The perfume offers spice, tobacco, earth and cherry aromas. The wine ends with a red fruit and cassis flavored finish.

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2005 Château Labégorce  (Margaux) 87

Ready to drink, medium bodied, earthy, plum and cherry focused wine, complicated by notes of cedar, herbs and leafy, forest aromatics. The finish is pleasant, but slightly rustic.

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