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Les Hauts de Lagarde

Les Hauts de Lagarde
2018 Red Blend, Bordeaux AOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Bordeaux Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5%
Organically Grown Grapes
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$13.99
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Les Hauts de Lagarde
2018 Red Blend, Bordeaux AOC

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Bordeaux Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5%
Deep purple color. Aromas and flavors of grilled berries, cured meats, caramelized mushrooms, and grilled bell peppers with a chewy, crisp, dry medium-to-full body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-length finish with moderate oak flavor. A dry and chewy Bordeaux that will pair perfectly with a rich winter stew.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: grilled berries, cured meats, caramelized mushrooms, and grilled bell peppers
Taste Flavor: grilled berries, cured meats, caramelized mushrooms, and grilled bell peppers
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Shepherd’s Pie, Beef Bourguignon, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A dry and chewy Bordeaux that will pair perfectly with a rich winter stew.

The Producer

Les Hauts de Lagarde

The Producer
235 Route Chemin Court
Saint Romain la Virvee, 33240
France

Bordeaux Other Red

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
Bordeaux reds are made from as many as five red varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec (although this last variety is rarely used in Bordeaux these days). While the classified chateaux form the Haut-Medoc are the most famous - and expensive - red wines from Bordeaux, there are several others produced in the region. Cru Bourgeois are excellent wines that are not as celebrated as the top wines of the region, but are fine values and are wines that can drink well for up to a decade.

Another red Bordeaux that is a notable value is Entre-Deux-Mers; wines from this district account for much of the basic Bordeaux reds that are produced today. Other reds from Bordeaux include those labeled as Blaye, Cotes-de-Bourg and Fronsac.