Forks & Corks 2017: "Gold Award"
"Soft berry and blackcurrant fruit with background earth and subtle oak is present in this medium-bodied, slightly austere and angular style of wine. It will benefit from another 2-3 years of cellaring and should keep well for 12-15 years."
"A roasted apple wood note lines the core of steeped plum and raspberry coulis flavors. The fruit struggles to absorb a charcoal accent fully on the finish. Best from 2016 through 2020."
The Japanese group, Suntory, acquired the domain when the purchase was signed by the company president, Mr Keizo Saji, in1983.
Marcel Ducasse was then recruited along with Kenji Suzuta to undertake the complete restructuring of the vineyard and a spectacular renovation of the whole estate. This first step was to mark the rebirth of CHÂTEAU LAGRANGE.