Chateau Lafon 2012
- Cabernet Sauvignon,Merlot
This wine reveals a constant, regardless of the color shades due to different vintages , the dress is clear , crystalline , bright and well- sustained intensity , visual inspection is very important because it often reveals the civil shine of a wine.
Rich, complex, it offers a range of floral aromas (violet in a young wine , peony after a few years ) , dried fruits ( prunes ) with delicate shades of undergrowth , toast and hints of vanilla .
End , flexible, net attack , Château Lafon does not mark its elegance under the misleading framing of a wooded end too strong, preferring to assert its "personnalité médoquine" finely tannic and elegant, lingering finish that confirms pleasantly.
Their noble tannin providing great aging potential. This Cru Bourgeois, colorful, fleshy and remarkable bouquet , saw its qualities repeatedly distinguished in exhibitions and competitions , both in France and abroad. - Winemaker's Notes
At the heart of the Medoc vineyard is Listrac-Médoc, Tea with beautiful gravelly ridges where the vine flourishes, and 3 km from the village, the Lafon castle is located in the center of a hamlet that bears his name. Château Lafon, one of the oldest wine estates in the town, owes its fame to a great winemaker of the last century, Mr. Dominique Duat: in the seventh edition of "Bordeaux and its Wines" (1908). It is successively Mrs. Boye, M. Flamerie Chapel, Mr. Theron. In 2011, Mr. Li, Chinese real estate investor redeems.
Clay-marl with a serious fine on 8 acres. 6 hectares are planted in silica sol densely pebbles.
45% cabernet sauvignon and 55% merlot give this land of choices, racy wines. Age of vines 25 years
The wines are aged in the finest tradition with a constant concern for quality. Control of maturity: analysis "Glories" Pre-fermentation. 48 hours. Fermentation time: 4 to 5 days. Maceration Time: 20 to 25 days. Thermo regulated stainless steel vats. Cement vats. Battonage lees with entonnage.
Aged in oak barrels, third renewal.
5 to 8 years