CHATEAU LABASTIDE ORLIAC

Located in the South West area of France, right bank of the Garonne, Chateau Labastide Orliac dates back to the 18th century w hen the domaine w as among a select number of w ine purveyors of the court of Louis XVI. The domaine has been continuously ow ned and managed by the Orliac family for over 7 generations.

Today, sisters Catherine & Isabelle Orliac run the 23acre estate carrying on traditional w ine making practices and incorporating a judicial use of technology.

LE PRINCE 2009

APPELATIONS: 

SOUTH WEST, BRUHLOIS

GRAPES:

40% MERLOT, 40% CABERNET FRANC,

20% TANNAT

VINIFICATION: 

EXCLUSIVELY HAND HARVESTED. SOME OF THE ROYAL HERITAGE GRAPES ARE USED TO MAKE THIS WINE AGED IN HALF MUIDS, DURING 12 MONTHS

TASTING NOTES:

DEEP RUBY COLOR, DARK FRUITS, PLUM AND LEATHER ON THE NOSE. DARK CHOCOLATE & SPICY NOTES ON THE PALATE.

LABASTIDE ORLIAC 2010

APPELATIONS: 

SOUTH WEST, BRUHLOIS

GRAPES:

40% MERLOT, 40% CABERNET FRANC,

20% TANNAT

VINIFICATION: 

HAND HARVESTED , NO OAK. SOME OF THE ROYAL GRAPES ARE USED TO PRODUCE IT.

TASTING NOTES:

RED & BLACK FRUITS ON THE NOSE AND THE CHARACTER OF THE TANNAT GRAPE ON THE PALATE, SOFT TANNINS.

ROYAL HERITAGE 1780-2008

APPELATIONS: 

COTES DE BRUHLOIS, BORDEAUX

GRAPES:

40% MERLOT,

20% TANNAT,

20% CABERNET FRANC,

10% CABERNET SAUVIGNON,

10% ABROURIOU

VINIFICATION:

HARVESTED BY HAND, TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED IN CIMENT VATS FOR 15 DAYS. AGED FOR 6 MONTHS IN BARRELS. 40YEARS OLD GRAPES

TASTING NOTES:

LEATHERY, CANDIED FRUITS, PLUM, QUESTCHE, CHERRY, BLACKCURRANT, SILKY TANNINS

PARTICULARITY: 

ONE OF THE MOST FAVORITE WINES OF LOUIS THE XVI. THAT HE USED TO ORDER WITH CARE TO SERVE IT AT HIS DINNERS AND EVENTS FOR MANY YEARS.

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