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How Good is 2010 Château La Louvière Purple Wine?

Wine Evaluation of 2010 Château La Louvière Rouge, Grand Vin de Bordeaux from Pessac-Léognan, France

Rating: 93-95/100

Château La Louvière is a well-respected vineyard of the Pessac-Léognan appellation, South of Bordeaux within the Graves space.

Viticulture at La Louvière dates again 700 years, with data exhibiting the primary plantings in 1310. The Chateau was in-built a néo-classique type in the course of the 18th Century.

The property has now belonged to André Lurton since 1965, additionally proprietor of a number of property round Bordeaux together with Château Couhins-Lurton, Cru Classé de Graves for its white, and Chateau Bonnet in Entre-Deux-Mers.

Château La Louvière Historic Constructing

La Louvière covers, on gravelly soils, 46 hectares (113 acres) of vineyards for pink wines (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot) and 15 acres of white grape varieties: Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.

2010 Château La Louvière pink is constructed from 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot 30%, Three% Cab Franc, and three% Petit Verdot, aged in French oak barrels (40% new).

So, How Good is 2010 Château La Louvière?

Tasting Notes

This Bordeaux pink is available in a really dense and darkish pink colour, almost black to the core and darkish pink to the rim.

The nostril is deep and fascinating, given you do permit the wine to breathe for a while earlier than pouring. Be sure you decant hour earlier than serving.

In the event you do, La Louvière Rouge will reward you with immensely deep aromas of darkish cherry and darkish cocoa, some espresso mixed with black pepper and nutmeg. Each full of notes of torrefaction, toasted-to-nearly-burnt hazelnut, with vibrant fruity aromas of blackberry and black cherry.

Each vivid and vigorous it’s to odor at, from the fruity character, however it’s also stunningly deep and intriguing!

The palate is totally dense, in addition to dry and savory.

Sure, fruity flavors of blackberry present some richness and a way of sweetness to it, however the entire is especially oaky, savory, and spicy. A great deal of vanilla and darkish caramel, include dry and uncooked spices similar to nutmeg and clove flavors.

Tannins are a little bit rugged at this stage. The wine’s texture is easy general, though dense and concentrated, with edgy phenolics that it’s drying and feels uncooked general.


A shocking Bordeaux wine 2010 Chateau La Louvière is, full of deep focus of fruit and oak flavors mixed in a fancy method, and harmonized one way or the other by a wealth of uncooked spices flavors.

This can be a wine constructed for growing older…

Sure, it’s 7-Eight years previous already on the time of tasting, but it surely does nonetheless really feel dense and considerably dry and austere at this stage. One can definitely sense although, that given one other 10-15 years, it is going to flip into the kindest kind of Bordeaux wine, advanced and layered, deep and profound, and it’ll then reveal it’s a fantastic piece of terroir and winemaking expressions mixed, from a fantastic classic.

Purchase some when you’re affected person sufficient. Maintain on to it when you’ve received some in your cellar. A stellar wine to return, however not but… Take pleasure in between 2025 and 2035.

Cheers 🙂

Julien Miquel

2010 Château La Louvière Label Photographs

The Famous Grouse 2010 Scottish Audi Meet

The Famous Grouse 2010 Scottish Audi Meet

Gathering of audi enthusiast at The Famous Grouse Experience in Crieff…big thanks to Tom Simpsons for making the video
Video Rating: 3 / 5

scotch whisky review 145 – Johnnie Walker Red Label (1960’s V 2010)

an interesting comparison of two generations of one of Scotch whiskies most enigmatic brands, and the top selling Scotch Blended Whisky in the World.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Vinitaly 2010 – Gianmaria Cesari ospite a Radio 24

Gianmaria Cesari ospite allo speciale de “Il gastronauta” di Davide Paolini su Radio 24

CBA 2010 December Zwack Unicum Reklám

Vinitaly 2010 – Giuliana Cesari presenta Tauleto Wine Fragrance.

Giuliana Cesari presenta la linea Tauleto Wine Fragrance. Parlare di vino vuol dire presentarne le caratteristiche anche in maniera non convenzionale.
Video Rating: 0 / 5

Vinitaly 2010 – Trentino – Distilleria Bertagnolli

Intervista a Livia Bertagnolli – Distilleria Bertagnolli

Smirnoff Experience 2010 gets bigger and better!

Hyderabad, June 14, 2010: It’s back and here to stay! The ORIGINAL party Experience. Smirnoff Experience 2010 is coming to your city – Leonia, Hyderabad on June 19 and The Park, Kolkata on June 20. Grammy Award winner Roger Sanchez, a name synonymous with the world of electronic music, will be spinning his set at Smirnoff Experience 2010. His high energy and dizzying passion has kept him soaring at the top of his game, spanning 3 decades on a meteoric journey.

From his legendary performances at the world’s most exclusive events, his chart-topping hits, award winning radio show and acclaimed compilation series “Release Yourself”, Roger has evolved from an underground cult figure, to master of the global club stage.

Famed for his exhilaratingly interactive live performances, DJ Roger Sanchez will be joined by local electronica star DJ Pearl, voted as India’s No. 1 House DJ on MyFavDJ.in, who will give Hyderabad/Kolkata a taste of the best of what EDM has to offer. With the booming bass and increasing tempo, their mixes behind the console will have fans tearing up the dance floor.

Santosh Kanekar, Executive Director – Marketing & Innovation, Diageo India, said: “Smirnoff Experience is all about creating the most exciting and original dance music parties across the world. It’s all about the experience – the world’s best DJ’s, thousands of diehard fans, spectacular sound and lighting and most importantly, a forum for all those electronica fans to engage in and share their passion.”

Nikhil Chinapa, Indian DJ/ VJ and Smirnoff Experience performer, said: “The Smirnoff Experience is just that – an Experience. With Smirnoff Experience, the legions of electronic music enthusiasts in India can definitely look forward to world class parties with the top DJs in the world. Trust me when I say this, if there’s only one party you could attend in the year, then Smirnoff Experience is it. Period.”

Smirnoff Experience brings together almost everything the party fan requires for an ultimate night out – from incredible venues, stunning light & décor to total venue access, friendly staff behind the bar and top-of-the-line sound systems. Due to its global reach as the world’s leading premium vodka, Smirnoff has been able to build strong bonds with Indian DJs as well as an international roster of superstar DJs such as: Paul Van Dyk, John Digweed, Sasha, Ferry Corsten and John 00 Fleming.

Smirnoff is currently running online contests to give away a limited number of free couple invites for each of the Smirnoff Experience parties in Hyderabad and Kolkata. Anyone can participate in the contest by answering the simple question. Details are available on smirnoff.co.in

The Smirnoff Experience provides the ‘complete’ experince by taking you beyond the confines of regular life to an unforgettable series of high-energy parties that celebrate nightlife by bringing to life unique concepts and championing original drinking experiences.

For over a century, SMIRNOFF® has produced premium quality, triple-distilled vodka. Today, SMIRNOFF® is the world’s leading premium vodka brand, with distribution in 130 countries and a number of popular products, including SMIRNOFF ICE™, the world’s leading ready-to-drink alcohol beverage, SMIRNOFF BLACK ICE™ and the SMIRNOFF TWIST™ flavored vodkas.

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wines, and beer categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Smirnoff, J&B, Baileys, Cuervo, Tanqueray, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards wines.

Diageo is a global company, trading in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE).

London Cocktail Week 2010

I have recently found out about London Cocktail week that is happening October 11th – 17th 2010 in London. This is a new event to hit London and features some of the best bars for cocktails in London and showcases the finest drinks brands around in all their famous cocktail glory. A combination of exclusive members clubs in London and your favourite cocktails available on tap, what could be better? You need to keep your eye close to the ground on this one as tickets will fly as the events are being hosted at London’s exclusive members clubs so demand will be high for these. London has some of the best Cocktails in the world so this event is all about showcasing the skills and drinks available in London.

There are lots of events that are running throughout London Cocktail week that include secret parties, drinks tastings, cocktail making classes, seminars on your favourite distillers and all staged in some of the best bars for cocktails in London. You need to keep checking their website for the events that are running throughout London Cocktail week so you can reserve yourself tickets and get invites to the exclusive members bars in London. Cocktails in Soho and a free party to boot, what could be better? There are free tastings on at the Shoreditch Town Hall which look like fun and there is a pop up bar that is being hosted at Selfridges so you can shop then have some tasty cocktails! I even heard about a Jameson Whisky Cult film night in London Bridge so that could be interesting!