Top 100 wines of Lalande-de-Pomerol

Discover the top 100 best wines of Lalande-de-Pomerol of Libournais as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Lalande-de-Pomerol and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Lalande-de-Pomerol

The wine region of Lalande-de-Pomerol is located in the region of Libournais of Bordeaux of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Château La Fleur de Boüard or the Château La Faurie Maison Neuve produce mainly wines red and other. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Lalande-de-Pomerol are Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Cabernet franc, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Lalande-de-Pomerol often reveals types of flavors of earth, eucalyptus or coconut and sometimes also flavors of lavender, citrus or black licorice.

In the mouth of Lalande-de-Pomerol is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 386 estates and châteaux in the of Lalande-de-Pomerol, producing 591 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Lalande-de-Pomerol go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the oldest red grape varieties in Bordeaux. The Libourne region is its terroir where it develops best. The terroirs of Saint-Emilion and Fronsac allow it to mature and develop its best range of aromas. It is also the majority in many blends. The very famous Château Cheval Blanc, for example, uses 60% Cabernet Franc. The wines produced with Cabernet Franc are medium in colour with fine tannins and subtle aromas of small red fruits and spices. When blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, it brings complexity and a bouquet of aromas to the wine. It produces fruity wines that can be drunk quite quickly, but whose great vintages can be kept for a long time. It is an earlier grape variety than Cabernet Sauvignon, which means that it is planted as far north as the Loire Valley. In Anjou, it is also used to make sweet rosé wines. Cabernet Franc is now used in some twenty countries in Europe and throughout the world.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Lalande-de-Pomerol

wines from the region of Lalande-de-Pomerol go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of traditional flemish carbonades, giouvetsi (greek dish) or rabbit socks in gibelotte.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Lalande-de-Pomerol

On the nose in the region of Lalande-de-Pomerol often reveals types of flavors of cherry, potpourri or tree fruit and sometimes also flavors of stone, cranberry or red cherry. In the mouth in the region of Lalande-de-Pomerol is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Lalande-de-Pomerol

Platinum: The 97 point wines of DWWA 2022

The largest-ever year for entries, an incredible 18,244 wines were judged at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards – with just 163 wines awarded a Platinum medal. ‘Winning a Platinum medal is something really exceptional’ said Decanter World Wine Awards Co-Chair Sarah Jane Evans MW. ‘Platinum is like the stratospheric level’ she commented, ‘so it’s really saying to the winemaker: this is a great wine.’ Making up just 0.87% of the total wines tasted at the 2022 c ...

Resolution in Valencian wine region border conflict

‘Por fin se ha hecho justicia.’ (Finally, justice has been served) This strongly-worded statement was made by the Denomination of Origin Utiel-Requena in Spain’s Autonomous Region of Valencia as part of a press announcement in July. It refers to a Spanish Supreme Court ruling that was fully ratified at the end of September, closing a decade-long conflict between the region’s three DOs that pitted Valencia against Utiel-Requena and Alicante. The latter two had demanded that grapes fro ...

Ausone, Canon, Pichon Comtesse lead en primeur flurry

Bordeaux 2021 en primeur releases really picked up speed this week, and the launch of Ausone, Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Canon, Montrose, Léoville Poyferré, Beychevelle and La Gaffelière in recent days – to name just a few – has given prospective buyers plenty to look at. Let’s not forget the debut for Lafite Rothschild 2021, too. Ausone, Canon and Pichon Comtesse 2021 Ausone is St-Emilion wine royalty, of course, and UK merchant Bordeaux Index quoted a release price of £6,000 (12x7 ...