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Chateau Vieux Laroque 2016

A crowd favourite!

The grapes for this wine come from Bordeaux’s largest appellation, known as the AOP (Appelation d'Origine Protégée) Bordeaux. Grapes are grown on a large variety of soils and in different little pockets of microclimates dotted around the region, allowing the winemakers to really shine when bringing the wine together. 2016 was an interesting vintage which saw both drought and heat in the region, however come harvest things everything settled down and the grapes were able to be picked without issue. This one’s a blend of mostly Merlot, backed up with both Cabs (Sauv and Franc) giving it a deep ruby colour and obvious notes of ripe red fruits – it’ll be a crowd favourite on any dinner table.

2016 was a unique vintage in Bordeaux, a mixture of drought and heat, both of which calmed down during harvest allowing the grapes to be picked without issues. This Chateau Vieux Laroque is a winner on any dinner table.

Chateau Vieux Laroque comes from the AOP (Appelation d'Origine Protegee ) Bordeaux. The Bordeaux appellation is the largest of the Bordeaux vine growing area and have a large variety of soils, climates and grape varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc.

Cork

12.5% alc/vol

12.5% Alcohol Level
Blend Grapes
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