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Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion
Vignobles Lassagne
France - Bordeaux - Lussac Saint Emilion

First vintage of this wine was 2010 to pay tribute to the founding father of Chateau des Landes - Paul Lassagne. He gave the family a great legacy of terroir, passion and know-how to craft this great cuvee produced from a selection of the finest grapes that are vinified and aged in 600 liter French oak foudres, just like it was done in the old days. The resulting wine is complex and aromatic offering bold aromas and flavors of dark berries, floral tones, spice, oak and vanilla. The palate is onctuous and powerful, well structured with ripe tannins. Well balanced and a complex finish. 

Specifications
Appellation
Lussac Saint Emilion
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Merlot
Age of vines
Average 60 years
Soil type
white clay on iron oxide
Vinification
Manual harvest. Stainless steel, thermoregulated and computerized vats. Fermentation 45 to 50 days with a final warm steeping (35 degrees C) . Malolactic fermentation in new oak barrels. Aged 16 months in new French oak barrels with wood originating from the Limousin and Allier forests.
Production
100 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Game meat, deer and venisson, hair stew, Bordeaux-style lamprey.

Reviews and News

2016 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 90+ PTS - JD

2016 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 90+ PTS - JD

jeb dunnuck logo 250"The flagship cuvée is the 2016 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage, which is all Merlot from older vines that spent 16 months in new oak. It’s more backward and tight at the moment, yet has classic black fruits, charcoal, and graphite notes, with plenty of oak. I like its mid-palate, and it’s nicely concentrated, yet the cellar will be your friend on this one. Give bottles 2-4 years and it should keep for more than a decade."
- Jeb Dunnuck (March 27th 2019), 90+ pts

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2016 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 90 PTS - WE

2016 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 90 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 90 pts"Fermented and aged in wood, this wine is full of spiciness as well as solid, dark fruits. At this stage, the tannins are dominant with a sense of power. However, the wine is also rich with dark plums and blackberries, cut with acidity. It needs to age further, so drink from 2022. - Roger Voss"
- Wine Enthusiast (May 2019), 90 pts

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2015 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 93 PTS - JD

2015 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 93 PTS - JD

jeb dunnuck logo 250"More upfront and showy, the 2015 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage (100% old vine Merlot aged in new French oak) boasts a big, blockbuster nose of spiced black fruits, new saddle leather, and dried herbs to go with a full-bodied, powerful, sexy style on the palate. With ripe tannins and tons of character, drink it any time over the coming 10-15 years."
- Jeb Dunnuck (March 27th 2019), 93 pts

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2015 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 90 PTS - WE

2015 Chateau des Landes Grand Heritage Lussac Saint Emilion - 90 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 90 pts"Spicy and toasty from the wood aging, this wine is ripe and dense. It has enough juicy black fruits to balance the serious amount of wood, at least in the future. Wait for this concentrated wine with its good potential to develop over the next few years. Drink from 2021. - Roger Voss"
- Wine Enthusiast (May 2018), 90 pts

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Producer Information: Vignobles Lassagne

Vignobles Lassagne is owned by Nicolas Lassagne and his wife Sabrina. It encompasses three properties, beginning with Chateau des Arnauds, which was founded 1952 by Paul Lassagne, Nicolas' grandfather. He ...
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