2021 La Chenade En Primeur release offer, coming soon...
"The 2021 La Chenade, from vineyards in Lalande de Pomerol that were saved from the frost, offers up rich aromas of berries and plums mingled with loamy soil and spices. Medium to full-bodied, fleshy and seamless, it's built around powdery tannins and lively acids. 89-90 points." Wine Advocate (WK) Apr 2022
Landing in spring 2024.
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|RED||2020||1 case||Château La Chenade||75cl||£160 per case of 12||Château La Chenade
2020 / 1 case / 75cl
£160 per case of 12
Tasting Notes"Sit back and enjoy the life and sap through this wine, with earthy wild blackberry notes that I really enjoy. No need to wait too long, enjoyably sculpted if a little concentrated in its tannic sign-off. 3.72pH. A yield of 38hl/ha. La Chenade contains a fairly high amount of young vines, which meant it was more affected than Les Cruzelles by the dry summer, but it has been exceptionally well handled. Drinking Window 2023 - 2032. 91 points" Jane Anson, Decanter Magazine------"The 2020 La Chenade is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, coming from vines planted to a sandy-gravel soil at the Durantous's Lalande de Pomerol estate. The Merlot was picked between the 9th and the 15th of September and the Cabernet Franc on the 16th of September. It has an alcohol of 14% and is aging in French oak barrels, 30% new. Deep garnet-purple colored, it comes skipping out of the glass with exuberant scents of Morello cherries, boysenberries and crushed red and black plums, plus suggestions of underbrush, damp soil and menthol. The medium-bodied palate is elegant and nicely balanced, with soft acidity and tannins framing the earth-laced red and black fruits, finishing long and minerally. Drink 2024 - 2038. 89-91 points" Lisa Perotti-Brown, RobertParker.com------"This is very creamy and polished with attractive blackcurrant and bitter citrus character. Medium-bodied, polished and lovely. 91-92 points" jamessuckling.com------"The 2020 La Chenade is clean and precise on the nose, offering a mixture of red and black fruit, plus hints of licorice and light minty scents loitering in the background. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannins, veering more toward black fruit. An underlying salinity then encourages the saliva to flow on the finish. This is a beautiful Lalande de Pomerol – elegance personified. 91-93 points" Neal Martin, Vinous.com