2015 Larcis Ducasse Grand Cru Classe St Emilion

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Price: £575.00 (£720.01 Inc Duty & VAT)
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  • Format : Case of Bottles
  • Status : En Primeur
  • Size : 12/75CL
Wine Spectator 93-96/100
James Suckling 98-99/100
Rene Gabriel 17/20
Antonio Galloni 94-97/100
Wine Advocate 94-96/100 
W J Gardener
W J Gardener
Nickolls And Perks

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

This is very deep as usual. Impressive fruit here on the nose, modern and complex savoury tinged black fruits. The palate is dense, chewy and ripe, the tannins are chalky. This appears to be quite extracted this year, a bigger wine which will need time. A fine Larcis Ducasse.

Rating : 91-93


Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
Jancisrobinson.com

A Stéphane Derenoncourt wine. 87% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Franc. The lighter fruit on less clayey soils, about 40%, is aged in 500-litre casks. Intense but mellow nose. Rich and round on the palate with some zest. A light animal note gives this drama. But it's not forced. Just a slight vegy note on the end.

Rating : 17/20


Neal Martin
Neal Martin
The Wine Advocate

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

The 2015 Larcis-Ducasse is a blend of 87% Merlot and 13% Cabernet France, picked between 28 September and 10 October, 7-13 October respectively. Cropped at 37 hl/ha it is being matured in 500-liter barrels. It has an intense nose of raspberry preserve, boysenberries and an almost honeyed-like richness that thankfully retains freshness and delineation, when it could have been over-powering. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannin, a little grainy in texture, very well-balanced and graceful, gently building to a convincing, quite minerally, blackberry and wild strawberry finish. There is superb terroir expression here, an excellent Larcis-Ducasse that should offer 3-4 decades of drinking pleasure.

Rating : 94-96/100


Decanter Magazine
Decanter Magazine

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

87% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Franc. Maturity of the fruit balanced by the limestone terroir. Ripe, dark fruit aroma and flavour – raisins and blackcurrant. The palate tight and firm with good tension and length. Affirmative in style. Slightly chewy finish.

Rating : 93/100

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