2016 Siaurac, Lalande de Pomerol (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1305733 91-92 points James Suckling

 A dense and fruity wine with blackberry, licorice and mineral character. Solid center palate of fruit and tannins here. Fascinated to watch its development.  (4/2017)

89-92 points Vinous

 One of the sleepers of the vintage, the 2016 Siaurac is a gorgeous, racy Lalande de Pomerol endowed with tons of class and personality. Silky and voluptuous, but not at all overdone, the 2016 finds a super-appealing stylistic middle ground that captures plenty of intensity in both aromas and flavors. Blue/purplish fruit overtones, lavender, herbs and mint shade into the persistent, nuanced finish. Tasted three times. (AG)  (4/2017)

88-91 points Wine Spectator

 Light charcoal and melted licorice hints weave amid a core of gently steeped plum and blackberry fruit. Offers a fresh, supple finish. (JM, Web Only-2017)

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Staff Image By: Clyde Beffa Jr. | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/1/2017 | Send Email
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7% Malbec-beautiful property-very good value wines like 2009 and 2010 and this beauty.Violet color-pricy aromas-classic style. They lost most all of their 2017 to frost.
Drink from 2020 to 2030

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Cabernet Sauvignon and Blends

- Cabernet Sauvignon has come a long way from its role as a blending varietal, however dominant, in the wines of Bordeaux. Today it is the most planted red varietal in the world. Identified as a descendent of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, the late-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon needs to be planted in warmer climates to fully ripen. Its small berries can easily be identified for their distinctive blue color, thick skins and high tannins. And while the varietal has its own definitive characteristics: green pepper-like aromas and black currant flavors among them, it is perhaps most prized for its ability to convey terroir, vintage and winemaking. A relatively new varietal, Cabernet Sauvignon started making inroads into the wines of the M├ędoc and Graves in the late-18th century. Today it is also dominant in the up-and-coming Entre-Deux-Mers region of Bordeaux and can also be found in Southwest France. It is the companion varietal to Sangiovese in Italy's Super Tuscans and is planted all over Europe, stretching to lesser-known winegrowing regions like Russia and Lebanon. In the Americas Cabernet Sauvignon has found champions in every nook and cranny of California and among winemakers in Washington, where it complements plantings of Merlot. In South America, Cab thrives in Chile, but can also be found in smaller amounts in Argentina and even in Mexico.
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France

- When it comes to wine, France stands alone. No other country can beat it in terms of quality and diversity. And while many of its Region, Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne most obviously, produce wine as rare, as sought-after and nearly as expensive as gold, there are just as many obscurities and values to be had from little known appellations throughout the country. To learn everything there is to know about French wine would take a lifetime. To understand and appreciate French wine, one only has to begin tasting them.
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Bordeaux