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DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD (Lafite) Legende R 2010

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DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD (Lafite) Legende R 2010

DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD (Lafite) Legende R, Pauillac
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DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD (Lafite) Legende R, Pauillac
  • Style: Red
  • Vintage: 2010
  • Region: Pauillac
  • Code: DBRLRP
  • Appellation: Bordeaux
  • Country: France

Region Pauillac

Pauillac is Bordeaux’s most acclaimed appellation, the only one with three Premier Cru properties: Château Lafite-Rothschild, Château Mouton-Rothschild and Château Latour. These and other Pauillac chateaux produce robust, full-flavored and long-lived red wines made from Cabernet-based blends. Though winemaking techniques and microclimates vary throughout Pauillac, producing some variations in style, classic Pauillac wines have juicy flavors of blackcurrant and cedar, often with coffee, chocolate and graphite notes. Pauillac, part of the Médoc region on Bordeaux’s Left Bank, has gravelly and well-drained soils that force vines to grow long and strong roots. Struggling a bit for water, the vines produce grapes with high tannins and concentrated juices. Nearby rivers and the Atlantic Ocean modulate temperatures, preventing the grapes from ripening too quickly. Such grapes make powerful wines that may age and improve for decades. However, in Pauillac, as in other old-world wine regions, so
Pauillac is Bordeaux’s most acclaimed appellation, the only one with three Premier Cru properties: Château Lafite-Rothschild, Château Mouton-Rothschild and Château Latour. These and other Pauillac chateaux produce robust, full-flavored and long-lived red wines made from Cabernet-based blends. Though winemaking techniques and microclimates vary throughout Pauillac, producing some variations in style, classic Pauillac wines have juicy flavors of blackcurrant and cedar, often with coffee, chocolate and graphite notes. Pauillac, part of the Médoc region on Bordeaux’s Left Bank, has gravelly and well-drained soils that force vines to grow long and strong roots. Struggling a bit for water, the vines produce grapes with high tannins and concentrated juices. Nearby rivers and the Atlantic Ocean modulate temperatures, preventing the grapes from ripening too quickly. Such grapes make powerful wines that may age and improve for decades. However, in Pauillac, as in other old-world wine regions, some winemakers are working to develop softer red wines that maintain the local wines’ traditional substance and flavors, but are more approachable immediately upon release.
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Winery DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD

Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR) is the company behind famous first growth Chateau Lafite Rothschild. DBR has a portfolio of other top tier Bordeaux including Chateau Duhart-Milon and Chateau Rieussec. In addition they produce wines under a variety of brands including Légende, made from both estate owned fruit from the famous Chateau Lafite-Rothschild and purchased fruit. All of the wines produced by DBR are meticulously made under the supervision of a top team of viticulturalists and winemakers ensuring the outstanding reputation of the top Chateau is upheld. Located in Corbières Chateau d’Aussières is part of the Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR) portfolio. The 550 estate was acquired by DBR in 1999 and has since undergone a massive rehabilitation programme. A new winery was installed with state-of the art equipment and over 167 ha of vines were replanted to Syrah, Grenache, Mouvèdre and Carignan. The estate produces eight different wines including Chateau d’Aussières and its second wine Blason d’Aussières.