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1978 Château LA LAGUNE / 3rd Growth Ludon-Médoc

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9 4 £47.00 89 days ago
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closed 24/01/2019, 06:18 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1978 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Base of Neck (BN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

A fine looking bottle from the equally fine '78 vintage.

Good level at Base of Neck
Label complete bar a bin scrape to lower lhs.
Complete embossed capsule covering a very firm cork.

On 18 Jan 2019 at 18:24, the seller added the following description:

Three recent Cellartracker tasting notes :

2/12/2018 - ANDTHEODOR WROTE: 93 Points
Perfectly mature, supple, and sweet from age. Lovely old Bordeaux perfume. Superb.

2/7/2018 - DOC90 LIKES THIS WINE: 95 Points
Stimulating incense and smoke aromas, with spicy peppers, cinnamon, and cherries. Saturating in the mouth. Intense expression with elegant Margaux-like fruit. Long finish. My WOTN.

1/21/2018 - SMATK LIKES THIS WINE: 93 Points
Decanted - cork was soaked 9/10 through, still solid and came out in one piece with an ah-so. Gorgeous garnet with lots of browning to a clear rim. Classic la lagune nose of black raspberry, cassis, cigar box and sous bois with a bit of mushroomy funk thrown in. Nice bright acidity, black raspberry, cassis, cigarbox, earthy, clean compost note and still present talc-like tannin. Paired with parsley and herb pesto coated roast chicken and cheese course of mimolette and camembert. Gained a touch of weight with about an hour of air; gorgeous 40 year old bottle.

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