j e a n pa s c a l l a c a z e winemaker Jean Pascal Lacaze developed an early taste for wine when his grandfather would serve the family’s Bordeaux wine in hi by sus16053

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									      j e a n - pa s c a l l a c a z e
                    winemaker
    Jean-Pascal Lacaze developed an early taste for wine
  when his grandfather would serve the family’s Bordeaux
   wine in his feeding bottle. During his formative years,
 Jean-Pascal was influenced by his grandfather’s vision for                               2002
viticulture and vinification, and eventually tried his hand at
winemaking with a number of properties in Saint-Emilion.                             » VQ m «
                                                                              m a i p o Va l l e y
     While working, Jean-Pascal received his masters in
 Economics in Montepelier, which lead to an opportunity                  cabernet sauvignon
 in Uruguay to train in business administration. Following
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his family instincts, Jean-Pascal instead decided to become
   a winemaker, consulting for Casa Filgueira, where he          15–30 year-old vines on gravelly soils in the historic
         developed the estate’s first premium wine.              Macul region on the slopes of the Andes Mountains.
                                                                 Extended maceration and up to 4 weeks of total skin
  After spending two years in South America, Jean-Pascal         contact. Bottled unfiltered after aging for 18 months
 returned to Saint-Emilion for the 2002 harvest at Château                    in French oak (15% new).
Plaisance then headed to Chile, to work at famed vineyard,
                                                                                         grapes
  Clos Quebrada de Macul, known for the award-winning
Cabernet Sauvignon Domus Aurea, where he took the post           88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 5% Cabernet
   of Chief Winemaker and General Manager. In addition                     Franc. Picked: April 2002.
  to his thriving career creating Domus Aurea, Jean-Pascal                          ta s t i n g n o t e s
consults for Vina Pargua and the Peñalolen family of wines.
                                                                    Aroma: Mulberry, cassis and a touch of mint.
                                                                 Taste: Vibrant blackberry and cassis with a rich, full
                                                                       texture, ripe tannins and a lasting finish.




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