Château Labadie

Château Labadie

Soil : Clay limestone and gravels.


Cabernet sauvignon : 46%

Merlot: 51%

Cabernet franc: 3%

Average age of the vines : 32 years

The grape picking: Mechanical with a very strict manual sorting out.

Planting density : 6600 plants/ha

Winemaking: Traditional in style, with the use of the latest techniques. Control of temperature, stainless steel and concrete fermenting.

Extraction of fruity aromas with low temperature macerations before fermenting

Aged in French and American oak (¼ new /year.)

Yield: 48hl/ha

Production : 300 000 bottles

Tasting comments: "Incredibly ripe and generous with a gorgeous satin-like texture and an abundance of blackberry sorbet fruit.Attack is well-rounded with nice tannins which gives volume and fruity mark to the wine.. This 2012 is Masterful and wonderfull.". Jérôme Bibey