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Château Lucia

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2023
92
Licorice, black cherries, chocolate, espresso, and a sprig of mint produce the core of the nose, and palate here. The wine is round, medium-bodied, and polished,, with loads of chocolate-covered fruits in the finish. The wine is made from 90% Merlot, with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2026-2036. 91-93 Pts

Licorice, black cherries, chocolate, espresso, and a sprig of mint produce the core of the nose, and palate here. The wine is round, medium-bodied, and polished,, with loads of chocolate-covered fruits in the finish. The wine is made from 90% Merlot, with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2026-2036. 91-93 Pts

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2022
92
Incense, spice, smoke, cocoa, licorice ,and red pit fruits are found in the nose, and on the palate. The medium-bodied wine is soft, supple, and creamy with ripe, black cherries, espresso, and licorice on the mid-palate and in the lush finish. The wine is a blend of 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc, 14% ABV. Drink from 2025-2037. 91-93 Pts.

Incense, spice, smoke, cocoa, licorice ,and red pit fruits are found in the nose, and on the palate. The medium-bodied wine is soft, supple, and creamy with ripe, black cherries, espresso, and licorice on the mid-palate and in the lush finish. The wine is a blend of 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc, 14% ABV. Drink from 2025-2037. 91-93 Pts.

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2021
90
Licorice, smoke and cocoa along with ripe black cherries, espresso and plums on the nose and palate here. The wine is sweet, fruity, round and polished, Drink from 2023-2036. 89-91

Licorice, smoke and cocoa along with ripe black cherries, espresso and plums on the nose and palate here. The wine is sweet, fruity, round and polished, Drink from 2023-2036. 89-91

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2020
92
Licorice, black cherries, chocolate and espresso express their notes with ease. Full-bodied, rich, ripe and round, but also fresh and vibrant, with a luscious, supple textured, fruit-packed, chocolate mint and dark, pit fruit filled finish. Drink from 2024-2040.

Licorice, black cherries, chocolate and espresso express their notes with ease. Full-bodied, rich, ripe and round, but also fresh and vibrant, with a luscious, supple textured, fruit-packed, chocolate mint and dark, pit fruit filled finish. Drink from 2024-2040.

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Dark in color, you find chocolate mint, fruit cake, plums and cherries galore in the nose. On the palate the wine is round, lush, polished, sweet and fruity, with an opulently textured, chocolate and cappuccino drenched finish. 91-93 Pts

Dark in color, you find chocolate mint, fruit cake, plums and cherries galore in the nose. On the palate the wine is round, lush, polished, sweet and fruity, with an opulently textured, chocolate and cappuccino drenched finish. 91-93 Pts

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2019
92
Dark, round, opulent, forward, lush and rich, this is all about the wealthy of ripe sweet, fruits, licorice and opulent, in your face textures that make this such a hit. 91-93 Pts

Dark, round, opulent, forward, lush and rich, this is all about the wealthy of ripe sweet, fruits, licorice and opulent, in your face textures that make this such a hit. 91-93 Pts

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2018
91
Opulent, lush, sweet and fruity with ample cocoa, licorice and chocolate covered plums on the palate and in the finish to round things out. You should be able to enjoy this on release, or with just a modicum of cellar time.

Opulent, lush, sweet and fruity with ample cocoa, licorice and chocolate covered plums on the palate and in the finish to round things out. You should be able to enjoy this on release, or with just a modicum of cellar time.

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Forward, round, ripe, dark in color and loaded with licorice, espresso, smoke, cocoa and dark plums, this modern-styled wine will be ready to drink on release. 90-92 Pts

Forward, round, ripe, dark in color and loaded with licorice, espresso, smoke, cocoa and dark plums, this modern-styled wine will be ready to drink on release. 90-92 Pts

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2017
90
Round, lush and open, the wine is all about its ripe, sweet, forward, soft ripe, black cherries, chocolate, espresso and licorice. If you like them young, this is a wine you can enjoy in its adolescence.

Round, lush and open, the wine is all about its ripe, sweet, forward, soft ripe, black cherries, chocolate, espresso and licorice. If you like them young, this is a wine you can enjoy in its adolescence.

1,387 Views   Tasted
2016
92
Round, juicy, sweet, luscious plums, cherries, licorice and espresso notes are all over the place. Plushly textured, you can drink this early in life, or age it for 3-5 years and drink it over the subsequent decade.

Round, juicy, sweet, luscious plums, cherries, licorice and espresso notes are all over the place. Plushly textured, you can drink this early in life, or age it for 3-5 years and drink it over the subsequent decade.

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Opulent, dense, plump, juicy and hedonistic, this wine is sweet, fleshy, flashy and all smoking jacket and gold Rolex, leaving you with an afterglow of chocolate-covered cherries, espresso and licorice. Modern in style -- if that's your thing, you're going to love it.

Opulent, dense, plump, juicy and hedonistic, this wine is sweet, fleshy, flashy and all smoking jacket and gold Rolex, leaving you with an afterglow of chocolate-covered cherries, espresso and licorice. Modern in style -- if that's your thing, you're going to love it.

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2015
92
Ripe, lush, fat, rich, black cherry liqueur notes paired with licorice, cocoa and cassis, this wine has supple textures and sweet, vanilla-tinged, black fruits in a low acid, modern style.

Ripe, lush, fat, rich, black cherry liqueur notes paired with licorice, cocoa and cassis, this wine has supple textures and sweet, vanilla-tinged, black fruits in a low acid, modern style.

1,934 Views   Tasted
2014
89
Forward, ripe, round and soft with a licorice, black cherry and espresso-filled personality, this wine is easy to enjoy. 88-89 Pts

Forward, ripe, round and soft with a licorice, black cherry and espresso-filled personality, this wine is easy to enjoy. 88-89 Pts

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2013
88
Licorice, coffee bean, kirsch liqueur and pepper on the nose open to a flowery, spicy, red berry palate with a definite oaky presence in the finish. The wine reached 13% ABV and will be aged in 50% new, French oak. 87-89 Pts

Licorice, coffee bean, kirsch liqueur and pepper on the nose open to a flowery, spicy, red berry palate with a definite oaky presence in the finish. The wine reached 13% ABV and will be aged in 50% new, French oak. 87-89 Pts

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2012
89
From a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine opens with licorice, black cherry and earth. Medium-bodied, soft and forward in style, the wine ends with black cherry and fennel notes. 88-90 Pts

From a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine opens with licorice, black cherry and earth. Medium-bodied, soft and forward in style, the wine ends with black cherry and fennel notes. 88-90 Pts

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2011
90
From a 3.06-hectare vineyard, part of which was planted in 1901, the wine is a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. With mineral and fresh, ripe berry flavors, the wine offers licorice and polished textures. 90-91 Pts

From a 3.06-hectare vineyard, part of which was planted in 1901, the wine is a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. With mineral and fresh, ripe berry flavors, the wine offers licorice and polished textures. 90-91 Pts

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2010
92
Lucia comes from a 3.06-hectare vineyard, part of which was planted in 1901 to 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The wine expresses licorice, black cherry and spice aromas. Plushly textured and filled with ripe jammy berries, with its open style, this wine should be fun to drink shortly after release. 91-93 Pts

Lucia comes from a 3.06-hectare vineyard, part of which was planted in 1901 to 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The wine expresses licorice, black cherry and spice aromas. Plushly textured and filled with ripe jammy berries, with its open style, this wine should be fun to drink shortly after release. 91-93 Pts

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2009
90
2009 Lucia comes from a 3.06-hectare vineyard, part of it planted in 1901. The soils are clay and limestone. The vineyard yielded only 25 hls/ha. The wine is 90% merlot and 10% cabernet franc . With its dark fruit, licorice, and mineral driven personality, Lucia finishes with fleshy dark cherries and anise. 89-91 Pts

2009 Lucia comes from a 3.06-hectare vineyard, part of it planted in 1901. The soils are clay and limestone. The vineyard yielded only 25 hls/ha. The wine is 90% merlot and 10% cabernet franc . With its dark fruit, licorice, and mineral driven personality, Lucia finishes with fleshy dark cherries and anise. 89-91 Pts

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2005
93
Rich, ripe, fleshy, flashy and filled with ripe, dark berries, blue fruit, spice and licorice. Concentrated and opulent in the mouth, this sext wine will be a lot of fun to drink. B ut not much is made, so it will become hard to find.

Rich, ripe, fleshy, flashy and filled with ripe, dark berries, blue fruit, spice and licorice. Concentrated and opulent in the mouth, this sext wine will be a lot of fun to drink. B ut not much is made, so it will become hard to find.

3,999 Views   Tasted