CHATEAU LA LOUVIERE RED
Château La Louvière has many fascinating facets. The sumptuous architecture of the château building dates from the late 18th century, but winegrowing here goes back more than 700 years. The first vines were planted circa 1310, although modern winemaking dates from the 17th century and was handed down by able monks from the Carthusian monastery in Bordeaux, who had acquired considerable talent as viticulturists and winemakers. The people who produce the wine in the 21st century have inherited these time-honoured methods, adding just the right amount of innovation and modernity to make the utmost of the outstanding terroir. La Louvière's red wine has a dark colour and an elegant bouquet with delicate hints of oak.
Colour is a deep red, close to ruby, with occasional hints of purple.
On the palate, it is a perfectly balanced wine. Everything blends together harmoniously: well-melted tannins, tasty black fruits (blackberry), a hint of chocolate, a nice volume and a beautiful structure.
It is a very seductive wine that should be kept for 2 or 3 years to appreciate its elegance, by tasting it with a stuffed guinea fowl, a pan of mushrooms (ceps, chanterelles), or a cheese (Roquefort).
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