Chateau Lusseau 2004
Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
You will appreciate the subtle blending of typical grape varieties from Merlot (50%), to Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), accentuated by Cabernet Franc (5%) and Malbec (5%).
This high quality wine, aged in oak barrels for 12 to 14 months, will delight you by the harmony of its black fruit aromas and its subtle wood flavors.
You will love it either daily or for special occasions.
A small garagiste estate owned by the cellarmaster for Gerard Perse’s Pavie and other estates, Lusseau is always among the most sensual and silky-textured St.-Emilions. While the 2004 is not as concentrated as the 2005, it offers loads of smoky kirsch liqueur and sexy blacker fruits, low acidity, and a lush, hedonistic style. Drink it over the next 6-7 years.
The day my daughter told me she wanted to run the vineyard, I was not really carried away. A woman evolving in this male-chauvinist environment…. It sounded like a great task.
Doing her way, she forsook her lawyer position in order to get a diploma in viticulture at the Lycée agricole of Blanquefort. Eventually, she achieved her first vintage in 2000.
After 6 years managing the property, she has been able to mix the exactness of her... View More