2013 Larcis Ducasse

Larcis Ducasse

89Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 62 Marketplace
£328.00
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 85 Marketplace
£166.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£31.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
89
Critic Notes

The 2013, which I tasted three different times, showed consistently well on all occasions exhibiting a dense, ruby/plum purple color. It has a sweet kiss of black olive tapenade, licorice, blackcurrants, graphite and incense. The wine is medium-bodied and shows excellent concentration, a moderately long finish with relatively sweet tannin and decent acidity. This is a beauty and a testament to not only the brilliant terroir, but also the sure-handed vineyard management and wine making team.||From the Cote Pavie, this wine made in 2013 has turned out very well, with a shot at fetching a 90-point score when bottled. The final blend of 84% Merlot and 16% Cabernet Franc saw only 66% of the production going into the Grand Vin. The alcohol achieved is 13.6% and yields were frightfully low at 17 hl/ha. This estate is managed by a rather remarkable team, led by Stephane Derenoncourt and Nicolas Thienpont, but there are others as well. Wine Advocate.August, 2014

Score: 88-91/100Robert Parker

The 2013 Larcis-Ducasse offers simple, leather-tinged red berry fruit on the nose mixed with undergrowth, a touch of morels with time. The palate is tart on the entry with hints of Earl Grey tea and spice infusing the red fruit. There is a keen line of acidity here and more freshness and harmony towards the finish compared to its Saint Emilion brethren. Early, decent drinking from this Saint Emilion estate that may well deserve a higher score with continued bottle age. Tasted February 2016. Oct 2016, www.robertparker.com

Score: 89-/100Neal Martin
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Emilion
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Emilion
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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