Les Hauts Red


Winemaker: Lionel Raymond, Saint Laurent du Bois, France

Appellation: AOC Bordeaux

Varietal(s): 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon,
10% Cabernet Franc

Vineyard : Situated in Saint Laurent du Bois

Production Area:   50 hectares,

Yield per Vine & Hectare: 45 hl/ha

Production Area: A mild climate (due to the Atlantic Ocean). Lots of sunshine, and regular rain, the hillside situation and the clay-limestone soil, gravels offer the best conditions for the growth of the vines and the grapes.

Training system: The vineyard is held up by Guyot double (Bordeaux style) to obtain the best maturity and also to avoid phytosanitary disease. The vine is held up by wires.

Analytical Data: 13%

Color: Beautiful crimson robe with intense purple reflections.

Aroma: This wine reveals great aromas of fresh fruits (blackcurrant, blackberries) and spices.

Tasting Notes: The fruitiness, roundness and tannic mouth give it a rare elegance. Ideal with pork roasts and your favorite cheese.  A harmonious wine!

"Good fruit, raspberry and strawberry summery flavors from winemaker Lionel Raymond. A touch short but full of character, from a blend of 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc. Only indigenous yeasts used at this organic estate – the family has a full 180 hectares certified in the Entre Deux Mers region, with new cellars that are powered by 2,500m2 of solar panels. Drink 2015-2020".Decanter Magazine

"Rich cherry color, and a soft but well-defined nose, touch of oak, a haze of smoke. The smoky character carries through to the palate, there are here more damson fruits. This is gentle and pretty". – Decanter Magazine

Enjoy With:  Red meat, poultry, pasta dishes and your favorite cheese.

Serve at:  60-62º F  

NON GMONotes / Certifications / Awards:
Only Indigenous Yeasts used. Suitable for Vegans.
Certified by Qualité France.

UPC: 1-85554 00089-5




Decanter World Wine Awards
85 points – Recommended
2014 Vintage

Gilbert & Gaillard
GOLD Medal
2013 Vintag

Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2014
Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Rouge 2012

RATED: 88 points