onsdag 29. juni 2016

Château Larcis-Ducasse





Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé B

2018 Château Larcis Ducasse
MAR 19 Ruby. Blueberries, anise, spices, liquorice, red fruits, nuanced nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, blueberries, spices, red fruits, some herbs, long finish. 91-93

2017 Château Larcis Ducasse
APR 18 Ruby. Blueberries, fruity, anise, floral, elegant nose, minerals. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, dark berries, juicy, ripe and rich, some herbs behind, long. 91-93

2016 Château Larcis Ducasse
MAY 19 Dark fruity, some herbs, anise and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, dark fruity, again some herbs on the palate, spices, long. This might not have been the best bottle? 90

2016 Château Larcis Ducasse
APR 17 Ruby. Rich, fruity, blackberries, spices, anise and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, dark berries, spices, detailed, nuanced, long. 93-95

2015 Château Larcis-Ducasse
APR 16 Ruby. Dark fruits, ripe berries, jammy, rich, intense, some minerals beneath. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red and darker berries, fruity, sweet, somewhat jammy. 90-92

2012 Château Larcis-Ducasse
APR 13 Deep ruby. Sweet and alcoholic both on nose and palate. 82-84

2010 Château Larcis-Ducasse
JUN 11 Deep ruby, oak and alcohol, burning finish. 82

2010 Château Larcis-Ducasse
APR 11 Deep ruby, somewhat lean, simple and herbal compared to others in this vintage. 82

2009 Château Larcis-Ducasse
NOV 13 Deep ruby. Massive and rich nose, like heavy vintage Port. Medium acidity, ripe tannins, rich, sweet and rounded, maybe a glass with the chocolate cake?
88

1989 Château Larcis Ducasse
APR 19 Double magnum. Ruby, brick rim. Floral, dark fruity, scented, black tea, stunning nose, maturing beautifully. Fresh acidity, ripe and soft tannins, anise, figs, dates, lighter bodied, lovely balance, long. 93

1978 Château Larcis Ducasse
APR 18 Magnum. Ruby, brick rim. Earthy, chocolate, minerals and dates nose, lovely indeed. Fresh acidity, few tannins, figs and dates, very elegant before an unfortunate lean and metallic finish. 88

1977 Château Larcis Ducasse
APR 17 Magnum. Ruby core, broad brick rim. Liquorice, cedar, figs and some chocolates nose. Fresh acidity, soft and few tannins, gentle and light bodied, drink soon. 88

1966 Château Larcis-Ducasse
APR 16 Ruby, garnet rim. Sous bois, spices, figs and chocolate nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, mature, leaner palate, dried fruits, good length. 87