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).
10 ha are dedicated to the production of this wine.
Production : approx. 60 000 bottles per year
EXIMIUS is the flagship of château Laville ( Eximius : Unmatched).
Sustainable farming practices are applied : organic fertilisation, grassing down, leaf removal while ensuring a large foliar surface.
It is produced from the oldest vines whose grapes are sorted very carefully during the harvest. Long vatting at a high temperature in order to extract the tannins and flavours.
Blending : Merlot 95%, Malbec 5%.
Vine density: 5 000 vinestocks/ha
Deep purple colour, fruity nose, elegant tannins. Outstanding combination of strength and smoothness on the palate. Harmonious wine.
Pairs well with red meats and various cheese. Serve at 18°C
Pleasant to drink after 5 years of cellaring.
Aging potential : 15 years
Medals awarded at Los Angeles Wine and Spirit Competition and Concours Général Agricole Paris…