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  • Château Lataste

Château Lataste

Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux red

The vines of the Château Lataste are located upon the slopes of the Langoiran village. They are overlooking the Garonne river and benefit from  optimum conditions to produce Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. The southern exposure of the Château Lataste vines gives the opportunity to produce well ripen grapes and, consequently, wines with their terroir typicity.

 

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A.O.C.: Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux red


District: Langoiran


Vineyard surface area: 10 hectares


Terroir: Clayey-gravelley and clayey limestone soils


Grape varieties: 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon


Average vine age: 20 years


Viticulture: Traditional Bordeaux-style vine training, with two canes and a flat arch. Controlled grassing down of the vine rows or mechanical working of the soil, to improve the soils’ vitality and biodiversity. Manual “green harvesting”, for a homogeneous distribution and proper aeration of the grape bunches.

Sustainable farming methods are applied to the entire vineyard, which enjoys Haute Valeur Environnementale (“High Environmental Value”) and Terra Vitis (from the vintage 2018) certifications.


Vinification: Destemming, crushing and vatting. Cold pre-fermentation maceration to delicately extract colour and fruitiness. Fermentation in stainless-steel, temperature-controlled tanks.
The maceration is extended to obtain a powerful dense wine.


Ageing: In french oak barrels for 12 months


Tasting notes:
The wine has a deep ruby red colour. The nose develops notes of red fruits, flowers as well as spicy aromas. The attack is franck and the mouth is full-bodied, the tanins are fine and round  and participate to the finesse of the finale.