2023 Lassegue Pre-Arrival Offer
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2023 Lassegue Pre-Arrival Offer

Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, FRANCE
$76. 99
$923.88 Dozen
Closure: Cork

Other Reviews....
The 2023 Lassègue is terrific. In fact, it is one of the best wines I have tasted here. A rush of inky dark fruit, crème de cassis, mocha, cloves and chocolate are all dialed up to the maximum in this decidedly opulent Saint-Émilion. Lassègue is not at all subtle, but it has a ton to offer for lovers of rich, heady wines. This is the first vintage in which Cabernet Franc drives the blend. Oak impact, thankfully, has been moderated as well. It remains a pretty lush, super-ripe wine, but it is impeccably balanced. This a terrific effort from Pierre Seillan. Drink 2027-2038.
91-93 points
Antonio Galloni - Vinous

This is very linear and compact with lush fruit, but the tannins and acidity frame it so nicely. It's medium-bodied with excellent length and energy. The finish is really fine. 50% cabernet franc, 43% merlot and 7% cabernet sauvignon. Better than 2022.
95-96 points
James Suckling

Coming from the talented Seillan family (also behind the quality at Verite in Sonoma), the 2023 Château Lassegue should be brilliant stuff, offering a dense ruby/plum hue as well as powerful aromatics of spiced red and black fruits, chocolate, and crushed stone. It's a big, rich, textured, medium to full-bodied 2023 with velvety tannins, terrific overall balance, and outstanding length. This cuvée comes from clay and limestone soils in the southern part of the appellation and is 50% Cabernet Franc, 43% Merlot, and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, aging in 50% new oak. It's the first vintage with a majority of Cabernet Franc.
92-94 points
Jeb Dunnuck

Lovely intense and bright nose with violets, cherry, plum and hints of anise. The enveloping palate has subtle concentration and energy, all wonderfully balanced with some minty expressions coming from the 50% Cabernet Franc in the blend. Like Château Palmer in Margaux, this wine rivals a vintage like 2020. Never heavy or powerful but velvety, with Cabernet Sauvignon lending structure for a longer haul, even if it will already be delicious once released in bottle. The orange like freshness, tangy and not tart, with bright cherry and crushed strawberry aspects in a long finish reflet superlative work by Pierre Seillan and his team. Harvested between 18-28 September and ageing in 50% new oak. Drink 2025 - 2046.
95 points
Panos Kakaviatos - Decanter

Crushed rocks, mint, flowers, espresso, and cherries are what you find in this vivacious, mineral-driven, bright, wine. The finish delivers a touch of salt, with the sweet red fruits, licorice, and spice. Drink from 2027-2040.
91-93 points
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider

Conditions of Pre Arrival Offer:
1. There is no minimum order unless stated.
2. All wines are 750ml unless indicated otherwise.
3. Payment is due at the time of ordering to secure stocks.
4. The wines are being collected and shipped in refrigerated containers and are due to arrive in late 2026.
5. Nicks Wine Merchants reserve the right to pass on any changes in Government duties and taxes and delivery charges from the date of order to the date of final delivery of the wine.
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