AOC Bordeaux Supérieur
Alain et Hervé FAYE
Geographical location :
Located at the western edge of the Entre Deux Mers region in the village of Saint Sulpice and Cameyrac, the estate overlooks the Dordogne valley.
GPS location :
Latitude : 44.908049 | Longitude : -0.397727
Château Laville is located on the historic site of a Roman Villa. The family-owned estate which includes a vineyard of 40 ha is presently managed by the third generation of the FAYE family. The vineyard has been replanted in 1961 following the terrible frosts of 1956.
The vines of the vineyard in a single block are planted in a soil consisting of gravel and alios (sand hardened by a ferruginous cement).
20 ha are dedicated to the production of this wine.
Production : approx 120 000 bottles per year.
Sustainable farming practices are applied : organic fertilisation, grassing down, leaf removal while ensuring a large foliar surface.
Complete destemming and mechanical sorting of harvest. Vatting of 28 days at 28°C. Approximately 12 months of aging.
Blending : Merlot 90% Cabernet Sauvignon 10%
Vine density: 5 000 vinestocks/ha
Intense color, nose of cherry and spicy aromas with light floral notes.
Pleasant fruity wine exhibiting charm and elegance
Pairs well with red meats and various cheese. Serve at 18°C.
Very pleasant in its prime years, this wine will start to reveal its potential after 5 years cellaring.
Aging potential: 15 ans.
Château Laville regularly receives awards in various tasting competitions : London, Paris, Bordeaux, Los Angeles…