Château Lilian Ladouys 2020 (Pre-Arrival)

Château Lilian Ladouys 2020 (Pre-Arrival)

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Bordeaux Futures 2020 estimated arrival Spring 2023

This is the first vintage for Château Lilian Ladouys in organic converson.

Appellation: Saint-Estèphe

Size 750mL

Ratings:

92-93 James Suckling

"A very pretty, medium-bodied wine with fine tannins, lovely fruit and a creamy finish. Nicely integrated for the vintage in this appellation." (5/2021)

91-93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2020 Lilian Ladouys comes bounding out of the glass with exuberant notes of crushed black cherries, kirsch and warm cassis, plus hints of cinnamon stick, dusty soil and wild sage. The medium-bodied palate delivers mouth-filling black berry and earthy layers, supported by ripe, approachable tannins and a racy backbone, finishing on a lingering mineral note. A property to watch—in 2018, the Lorenzetti family purchased two neighbor estates, Château Clauzet and Château Tour de Pez, adding these to the Lilian Ladouys vineyard to almost double its planted area to 77 hectares. These additional vineyards are composed of gravelly soils of the same level as the best blocks of Lilian Ladouys. Soils are a typical Saint-Estèphe mix of sandy gravel and clay with some limestone deposits. It is planted at 8,500-10,000 vines per hectare, with an average vine age of 37 years in 2020. (LPB)" (5/2021)

Important information to note:

Given the recent lifting of tariffs, 2020 Bordeaux Futures are offered assuming no charges due to tariffs.  Should tariffs be in place at the time the of importation into the US, added costs as a result of the tariffs will be the responsibility of the buyer.

Shipping charges will be calculated and added at the time of delivery in the spring of 2023.