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Château La Garde 2010

Château La Garde 2010
Château La Garde 2010

Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 13
Price: $51.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 12.5%

Drink: 2016-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Château La Garde

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A serious Bordeaux that is alive and kicking, after seven years of life. It still has another decade, under the right conditions. It comes from the Pessac-Leognan (more or less the choicier portion of Graves, up the Gironde Estuary.
Deep garnet, with a purple rim.
Aromas of tobacco, plum, cassis, blackberry, olive, and cherry.
Dark, brooding, and delicious. Cigar, plum, blackberry and cassis jam. Smokey aromas from the oak, but they are absolutely not out of place.
It's full bodied and carroes a lot of heft. 2010 was a very rewarding vintage for winemakers in Bordeaux. Basically everything went right at harvest time. It's a great wine from a great vintage. Pair it with veal, lamb, or something else as complex as this wine.


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