Region: Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux - France
Grapes: 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot
Color: Deep and concentrated in appearance.
Scents: A seductive bouquet emitting aromas of ripe fruits, liquorice and a smoky character often found in the terroirs of Pessac-Léognan.
Palate: The power of the delicate, rounded tannins is accompanied by generous rich character and volume. The wine’s harmonious presence culminates in a long, well-balanced finish, with well-integrated oak character.
Located on one of the appellation's finest gravel outcrops, Château La Garde was one of the first vineyard estates to make a conscious commitment to preserve and protect the natural environment and adopt integrated viticulture. It is now "Terra Vitis" certified. It is an approach resulting in the production of premium quality grapes, and is fully mindful of both Man and the environment. Powerful and revealing intense colour, the red wines of Château La Garde Pessac-Léognan are well-structured and concentrated and ideal for ageing. Round, supple and alluring, they reflect the elegance and finesse of the terroir and today feature among the elite of the Pessac-Léognan appellation.
Wine Enthusiast 90 Pts; Jamessuckling 90 Pts; Wine Spectator 89 Pts