45 % Braucol
20 % Cabernet Sauvignon
20 % Cabernet Franc 15 % Syrah
For this exceptional cuvee,
rigorous selection of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards plots has been performed.
Separate fermentation of each varietal. Temperature control.
Each third of the harvest has been ageing in French oak barrels for 6 months
in the quiet darkness of a cool cellar (18 months).
Strong color of deep and brilliant red.
The nose combines powerful ripe fruit with voluptuous woody notes. The attack is smooth.
The mouth, while round, displays a rich and concentrated structure. Tannins are intense but polished.
Red meat, game and cheeses will find here a friend of character.
Decanting an hour will express his great personality. Serve at 17 to 18°C.
The prestige cuvee of Chateau Labastidié can easily maintain 10 years.