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Château Labastide

Château Labastide Orliac - Le Prince 2012

AOP Brulhois

  • Radiant Reds Learn more
    Red wines
      Radiant reds
    Strength
    Delicious with Meat Cheese
    Ideal for Family lunch
  • The perfect matchVeal stuffed with mushrooms
  • The perfect occasion Dinner with friends
A wine fit for a Prince: Silky, Powerful, Elegant
Jean-Michel Deluc Head Sommelier of Le Petit Ballon
  • The estate

    Château Labastide

    Château Labastide is the only domain of the Brulhois appellation located on the right bank of the Garonne. Due to the clay-rich soils, not unlike Pomerol, the Merlot here is particularly structured and intense, whilst the Cabernet Franc and Tannat reaches full maturity due to the continental climate here. 

  • Jean-Michel Deluc says

    For a long time, the grapes of the Côtes-du-Brulhois have gone into AOP Brulhois to be made into wine with a more defined style. The wines made here are often based on Merlot for richness, Cabernet Franc for freshness and Tannat for structure and power. What's remarkable is the complexity and balance of the wine, combining fruit and spice with finesse and a structure to help the wine age. A true Gascon, in both charm and character!

  • Wine family

    Radiant Reds
    Red wines
      Radiant reds
    Strength
    Delicious with Meat Cheese
    Ideal for Family lunch

    Reds whose roundness speaks for itself.

    Read more about this Wine Family
  • Wine and food Pairing

    • Meat : Grilled red meats, duck breast, casserole
    • Cheese : Livarot, Maroilles, Saint-Nectaire
    • Vegetables : Roasted leeks with parmesan cheese
  • Details

    • Origin : South West Appellation : AOP Brulhois
    • Keeping potential : 2018
      Keeping : 2024
      Ready to drink
    • Grapes : Merlot, cabernet franc, tannat.
    • Culture : Conventional
    • Service : 17°
    • Decanting : 1h
    • Alcohol : 13,5%
    • Cont. : 750 mL
    • Sulfite : Yes
  • Tasting

    • Ideal for : Special occasion, Impress
    • Eye : The wine has a soft, ruby colour with a gentle discolouration towards the rim
    • Nose : On the nose there are delicate aromas of ripe red fruits, pepper, leather and classic cigar-box notes
    • Mouth : Ripe red fruits, licorice, violets and pepper coat the palate, assisted by the soft tannins. Charming, soft and delicious!
    • Summary
      Powerful
      Complex
      Spicy
      Fruity
      Wood
      Tannic
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