Chateau des Laudes St. Emilion, Bordeaux wine producer profile, with wine tasting notes, wine ratings, a history of the property, information on wine making and terroir, along with wine tasting reviews. If you want to read about other important, Bordeaux Chateaux: Links to all Bordeaux Wine Producer Profiles
Prior to becoming a vineyard, Chateau des Laudes started out life as a farm in the 1600′s for the production of agriculural products. Today, des Laudes is owned by the Artigue family.
The small 3.8 hectare, St. Emilion vineyard of Chateau des Laudes is planted to 75% Merlot, along with 20% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The terroir in the vineyard of des Laudes is situated on a clay and limestone soil. The vines are on average kept close to 25 years of age.
On average, 1,500 cases are produced of Chateau des Laudes each vintage. Bernard Artigue manages the Right Bank estate today. The vineyard management and wine making for Chateau des Laudes is consulted by the team of Stephane Derenoncourt.
The estate also produces another wine from St. Emilion, Chateau Galeteau as well as Chateau Beaule, located in the Entre deux Mers.
Wine Tasting Notes
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2009 Château Des Laudes
Roasted strawberry jam with hints of licorice combine with a medium bodied wine that ends with a light red and black fruit finish.
84 points - Tasted Jul 18, 20111200 Views
2009 des Laudes, with its spicy, jammy berry, and licorice flavored profile, is a nice value wine. 84-86 Pts
84 points - Tasted Jun 28, 20101381 Views