The 2016 La Lagune has a classic tobacco and cedar bouquet with fine delineation and nicely integrated oak. The medium-bodied palate offers gentle grip on the entry and plenty of tarry black fruit. A touch of mint emerges toward the linear but impressively focused finish. I like the vivacity and penetration here. This should drink well over the next two decades.
Anticipated maturity: 2021-2045
Robert Parker 92
The 2016 la Lagune has a medium garnet-purple color and nose of intense cassis, warm cherries, redcurrants and spice box with earth and bay leaves in the undercurrent. The medium-bodied, earth-laced palate is plush and lively, finishing long.
Anticipated maturity: 2019-2034
Tasted blind. Rich and fruity. Good constitution and much less hard than most of its peers. Rather inky finish but quite persistent.
Anticipated maturity: 2025-2035