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Château Lussan

The Château’s history goes back to the Middle Ages, but vines and wine have always been part of the estate. The winegrowing property first belonged to the monks of one of the region’s most important abbeys, before passing into the hands of the d’Esparbès de Lussan family, some of whom were governors of the town of Blaye. With this rich history in mind I work with the highest respect for Blaye traditions and pay great attention to the quality of our wines, which since 1876 have often won awards at Bordeaux and Paris shows.

The name of Lussan is the legacy of a former owner of the estate, François d'Esparbès de Lussan.
Château Lussan

Château Lussan

Bordeaux Rouge

Technical informations

Location : Pleine Selve
Vineyard surface : 20 hectares
Soils : Chiefly sandy clay soil with some sandy plots
Blend of grape variety : 100 % Merlot
Wine-making process :

Barrelling, maceration prior to fermentation if possible, alcoholic fermentation with pumping over, running off, malolactic fermentation

Tasting comments :

Dark in colour with purple glints. The nose is mineral and subtle, opening with fragrances of underbrush The attack is fleshy on the palate with pronounced tannins emphasising aromas of raspberry. The style is classic and easy

Wine pairings :

Unmatured goat’s cheese

Awards :

o Vintage 2016: Gold medal Concours Régional des Vins du Sud-Ouest (Castelsarrasin) 2017
o Vintage 2017 : Double Gold medal CWSA 2018, Gold medal Gilbert & Gaillard 2018, Silver medal Singapour Competition 2018, Silver medal Bordeaux 2018, Silver medal Académie des Vins et de la Gastronomie Française 2018, Silver medal AWC Vienna 2018, Bronze medal International Wine Awards 2018, Palm Wine & Food Pairing - London 2018
o Vintage 2018 : Gold medal Singapour Competition 2019, Gold medal Shanghai Compeition 2019, Gold medal Challenge International Du Vin 2019, Gold medal CWSA 2019, Gold medal Frankfurt 2019, Silver medal Lyon 2019, Silver Féminalise 2019

Château Lussan

Château Lussan

Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux rouge

Technical informations

Location : Pleine Selve
Vineyard surface : 20 hectares
Soils : Chiefly sandy clay soil with some sandy plots
Blend of grape variety : 100% Merlot
Wine-making process :

Barrelling, maceration prior to fermentation if possible, alcoholic fermentation with pumping over, running off, malolactic fermentation

Tasting comments :

The colour is beautifully intense. The delicate nose opens with aromas of underbrush. The palate is well-balanced with a delicate tannic structure. Tangy fruit pierces through before the smooth finish.

Wine pairings :

Grilled lamb.

Awards :

o Vintage 2016: Gold medal concours International de Lyon, Silver medal Concours Régional des Vins du Sud-Ouest (Castelsarrasin) 2017, Silver medal Concours Mondial des Vins de Féminalise 2017
o Vintage 2017 : Gold medal Singapour Competition 2018, Gold medal Gilbert & Gaillard 2018, Silver medal Challenge International du Vin 2018, Silver medal International Wine Awards 2018, Bronze medal Académie des Vins et de la Gastronomie Française 2018, Palm Wine & Food Pairing - London 2018
o Vintage 2018 : Gold medal Singapour Competition 2019, Gold medal Shanghai Competition 2019, Gold medal Frankfurt 2019, Gold medal Terre De Vins 2019, Silver medal Lyon 2019, Silver medal Elle A Table 2019, Silver medal Japan Competition 2019

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