It is with a mixture of pride and honor, deep respect, and enduring love that we announce the release of our fourth, and very special 2016 vintage of Le Boucher, our tribute to David Long’s father, Donald Long. We celebrate Don’s legacy with each and every bottle of Le Boucher. A Right Bank Bordeaux- inspired wine that embodies both Don’s power, strength and refined, gentle grace. Please join us in a toast to this extraordinary man as you enjoy Le Boucher with your extended family and loved ones.
Harvest Date: September 21st, 23rd, and 26th, 2016
Barrel Program: 92% New French oak
Blend: 55% Cabernet Franc, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot
Wine Chemistry: Alc. v/v: 14.7%
Cases Produced: 349 cases
A dark ruby-red color with aromas of red cherry, bay laurel, red pepper corn, baked cassis and cranberry followed by violet floral, earthy bark, sassafras-molasses notes with toasted oak spice and sandalwood. The palate is soft and plush yet offers good acidity tightening the palate. Flavors of red cherry and cassis with brown sugar and molasses on the finish. Best from 2018 to 2027.
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