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Red Wine - Château La Pensée - Lalande-de-Pomerol - Bordeaux

 

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Its enclosure vineyard is less than two hectares, in the Lalande-de-Pomerol appellation. A highly confidential production, which they offer exclusively as a primeur wine.

This parcel of vines was taken over in 2013 by Julien Mingot, the third generation of family winegrowers who produce in Bordeaux Supérieur on their historic property located on the same commune, Savignac de l'Isle. Unlike the gravel soil at left bank, the terroir of La Pensée is characterised by clay, sand and silt soil. It has begun to showcase its potential once the team carries out a thorough work for the estate. 

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Seductive deep crimson with scarlet hue.

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One the nose, it exhibits aromatic, ripe red and dark fruit aromas like red plum, black currant and blackberry, accompanying charming sweet spices, liquorice and fruit cake notes with a supple dash of toasty, dark chocolate scents derived from oak maturation. 

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One the palate, it displays aromatic, beautiful red and dark fruit flavours, combined with liquorice, sweet spices and toasty characters from first sip through finish. It is a seductive, structured, concentrated yet well-balanced wine with silky tannins and mouth-watering acidity. It benefits from decanting for one hour when young, or it can be kept in your wine fridge for up to 8 years.

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It goes very well with grilled or seared red meats, poultry and your favourite barbecue.  Also, matured Dutch cheese like Gouda or Edam is one of classic match for this wine.