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


History :

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.


Terroir :

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


Wine-growing/Winemaking :

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


Tasting :

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


Aging :

Pleasant to drink after 5 years of cellaring.

Aging potential  : 15 years


Awards :

Medals awarded at Los Angeles Wine and Spirit Competition and Concours Général Agricole Paris…


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