37, cours Xavier Arnozan
33000 Bordeaux – France
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Château Labat


Designation Haut-Medoc
Vineyard Size hectares (27 acres)
Soil type first class gravel on a base of iron rich sandstone, with a light clayey substrate
Vine varieties 50%
cabernet sauvignon and 50% merlot
Planting density 10.000 vines per hectare
Average vine age 20 years
Vine growing conditions -
Pruning method -
Grape harvesting manual
Vinification The grapes are destalked, then slightly crushed and sent into stainless steel
fermentation vats which are thermo-regulated. fermentation is lead at the temperature of 28/30°
celsius with light “over the top” pumping for a soft extraction of the skins.
The maceration can last three weeks.
Maturing The ageieng of 12 months is made exclusively in french barrels of 225 L., of which 15% are
renewned each year.
Ageing -