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Château Labastide Orliac - Le Prince 2012

Château Labastide

Château Labastide Orliac - Le Prince 2012

A wine fit for a Prince: Silky, Powerful, Elegant

Radiant Reds

The perfect match Veal stuffed with mushrooms

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Spicy
  • Fruity
  • Wood
  • Tannic

£19.12 was £23.90 per bottle

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An expert's opinion

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!

Jean-Michel Deluc. Head Sommelier of Petit Ballon.
The estate

Château Labastide

Château Labastide is the only area of the Brulhois appellation located on the right bank of the Garonne, which is how it comes to share the famous clay soils of Pomerol. Cabernet Franc, Tannat and Cabernet Sauvignon all flourish here, reaching full maturity and producing wines of remarkable longevity! 

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Service 17°

Decanting 1h
  • ic-meat

    Meat Grilled red meats, duck breast, casserole

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Livarot, Maroilles, Saint-Nectaire

  • ic-fish

    Fish No fish recommendations for this wine

  • ic-vegetable

    Vegetables Roasted leeks with parmesan cheese

  • Desserts No dessert recommendations for this wine

  • 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!

  • Origin : South West

  • Appellation : AOP Brulhois

  • Grapes : Merlot, cabernet franc, tannat.

  • Culture : Conventional

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 13,5%

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £31.87
    (Subscribers: £31.87)

Peak 2018
Keeping potential 2024
Ready to drink

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