Château de La Brède

AOC Graves Red & White

 

Located in the Graves appellation, next to Pessac-Léognan, Montesquieu’s vineyard benefits from an exceptional terroir. The soil consists of a hilltop with various depths of dry gravel on top of a very deep layer of clayey gravel, that brings minerality and richness to the wines. Protected from the wind by the surrounding forest, the six hectares of vines enjoy a temperate climate, ideal for producing wines with the elegance that is characteristic of Bordeaux. Dominique Haverlan applies modern, environmentally friendly techniques in order to extract the best from this magnificent terroir. Respect for the soil, controlled yields, careful determination of optimum ripeness, vinification on a plot by plot basis, with wines made in wood and matured on the lees…

 

  

 

 

 

 

Château de la Brède AOC Graves red

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 40%
Maturation : 18 months in oak barrels

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Château de la Brède AOC Graves white

Blend : Sémillon 40%, Sauvignon 40%, Muscadelle 20%
Maturation : In oak barrels (a proportion og which are changed out every year) and maturation on the lees for 6 months

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L'Esprit de la Brède AOC Graves red

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 50%
Maturation : 12 months in oak barrels

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L'Esprit de la Brède AOC Graves white

Blend : Sémillon 45%, Sauvignon 55%
Maturation : In oak barrels (a proportion og which are changed out every year) and maturation on the lees for 6 months

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