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Château Lauduc Rouge

The Experience

Drink When...
On the road
Listen To...
Bob Dylan's 115th Dream
Think About...
It's all about the mad ones

The Oddbins Take

This wine has some surprising parallels with the original Beat author, Jack Kerouac. Like Jack – or Jean-Louis as he was christened – Château Lauduc is Franco-American: matured in barrels that are half French, half American. We’d be lying if we said that this wine is a drug-induced stream-of-consciousness, but we can confidently say that it is a finely-judged, well-executed, great value Bordeaux.

The Vital Statistics

Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Classification
AOC
Vintage
2012
Drink
Best Drunk Now & Over the Next 5 Years
Closure
Cork
Bottle Size
Regular - 750ml
Residual Sugar
375g/l
14.0%
Alcohol Units
10.5

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The Style

Grape
Merlot (65%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Cabernet Franc (5%)
Character
Smooth
Oak
Body
Light Full bodied
Sweetness
Dry Sweet

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The grapes are harvested mechanically at optimum maturity and, after cold maceration for three to four days, the wine is aged for 12 months; half in tanks, the other half in French and American barrels.
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