Wine Andre Lurton, Chateau Couhins Lurton, 2008
Reviews of purchase Andre Lurton, Chateau Couhins Lurton, 2008
The wine is dark garnet with purple highlights.
The wine has a flexible, well-balanced, rich and full-bodied taste with silky tannins and a long finish with notes of licorice, tobacco and chocolate.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of blackberry and currant, which complement the shades of toast and smoke.
The wine goes well with red meats, game, especially with fried quail or duck, and cheeses.
In 1992, André Lurton purchased Kuen Lurton Chateau with vineyards in the picturesque village in Villenave-d`Ornone. In 1998, architect Anouck de Barre began restoration work in the castle and outbuildings, convert them into the cellar of the winery. Around the manor is a beautiful park, founded in the XIX century by the famous landscape artist Le Breton.
Lurton family, known in Bordeaux as a wine producer from 1650 - one of the greatest dynasties in the world, whose members are engaged in winemaking and wine trade. To date, the family owns about 630 acres of land. Wineries are located in the Entre-Deux-Mers, Pessac-Leognan, Margaux, Lussac Saint-Emilion and elsewhere. Andre Lurton wine characterized by a unique flavor and freshness, and young wines aged wines often exceed their rich taste.