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Located in the heart of the Bordeaux metropolis, Château Luchey-Halde is gifted with an exceptional terroir. In 1920, the Luchey estate was snapped up by the French Ministry of Defence which turned it into a military training area, preserving it from urbanization. When the French Army sold the land in 1999, Bordeaux Science Agro took the opportunity to start a vineyard from scratch. Research has allowed for optimal vineyard plantation, well adapted to the soil of the Graves region, naturally gifted for the production of great wines.
CHÂTEAU LUCHEY-HALDE RED 2012
53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 12% Petit Verdot
After a cold and dry winter, spring and early summer were rather cool and humid. However, August was hot and sunny, with thermal range enabling an optimal maturation of the grapes. The nose is spicy with aromas of cocoa, blueberry, and ripe blackcurrant. In the mouth, the attack is supple and the tannins smooth. The final is long and complex with licorice and mint touches.
CHÂTEAU LUCHEY-HALDE WHITE 2014
56% Sémillon, 34% Sauvignon blanc, 10% Sauvignon gris
After a mild and rainy winter, the growth of the vines was quick due to a good month of April. The rainy weather extended till July and August and created a slow maturity. Finally, September arrived with warm temperatures and developed grapes with small, concentrated, and aromatic berries; giving a fruity, intense, leading to fine wine. The nose is fine with notes of citrus fruit, rosemary, and white-fleshed fruit. In the mouth, the attack is supple and sharp at the same time. We find touches of citrus fruit and peach. The final is long with delicate touches of vanilla.
LES HALDES DE LUCHEY
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
A very rainy spring and winter with a cool thermal condition led to late flowering. This delay has been largely due to offset by a warmer and drier than average summer. For the red vines, the rainfall on September 13th brought water necessary for the complete ripening of the grapes. The wines produced are intense, rich, and fruity (blackcurrant, blackberry, and blueberry). They have powerful and supple tannins. A magnificent potential!
LES HALDES DE LUCHEY
45% Sémillon Sauvignon, 38% Sauvignon blanc, 17% Sauvignon gris
A very rainy spring and winter with a cool thermal condition led to late flowering. This delay has been largely due to offset by a warmer and drier than average summer. The resulting white wines are aromatic, lively, fresh, with nice tension and length. The nose has a beautiful minerality, completed by aromas of citrus fruits and white peaches. In mouth, we find notes of grapefruit and acacia flower.
CHATEAU HAUT CLARY
Has a very nice deep ruby color. The bottle is an inviting blend of berries and earthy wet moss. In the mouth, the wine has a strong presence from Cabernets and then rounds out with a cherry finish from the Merlot.
The Frigo family acquired the 21 hectares estate in 1989 and have dedicated the past 30 years to their vineyard. Located in the heart of the Entre-deux-Mers with a focus of 30 years of winemaking with great and consistent quality. They underwent a significant renovation and modernization to their facilities and developed a vineyard management system leading to more respectful and sustainable practices. The founder’s son Anthony joined the team in 1998 and carried on the values of his parents enabling the estate to grow steadily and sustainably. The slightly hilly and favorable terrain allows for the production of the best Bordeaux wines, expressing the true terroir. The vineyard is 93 hectares long and mainly planted on clay limestone hills blending Merlot, Cabernet France, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec.
CHATEAU GRAND BOUCHON
Blends Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon to create a wine powerful on the palate with notes of round red fruits. A generous nose of cherry, raspberry and vanilla. It is round and powerful on the palate. This blend presents beautiful finish with delicately toasted touches.
This vineyard is located in the commune of Lafon to the west of Lesparre, centered at the heart of the Médoc appellation. The vineyard, found on gentle, contiguous slope, is planted between the villages of Civrac and Prignac in the place known as 'Grand Bouchon.' Vine are planted on clay and limestone soils. Traditional Bordeaux vinification occurs in temperature-controlled stainless steel and concrete vats.
Since 1897 Yvon Mau has been a major wine maker and trading house. A culmination of over a century of wine making expertise is truly expressed in the Premius brand. The fruit is sourced from the finest vineyards throughout the Bordeaux region. The wineries strict modern quality control has contributed to the brand’s worldwide success. Over the last 10 years this meticulous care has given way to some 50 medals in competitions in France and around the world.
PREMIUS CREMANT BRUT
Has a pale yellow appearance with hints of almond, aromas of lime enhanced by notes of orange and fresh mango. Swirling reveals a delicately creamy, biscuit-like quality. Fresh and fruity with fine bubbles, it is enjoyed throughout a meal from the appetizer to dessert.
is made of Merlot and Cabernet Franc with a lovely raspberry color with purple shimmers, with a flavor it presents a suggestion of strawberries and cheese cake. Smooth and fresh an assortment of berries, finishing with hint of pear.
PREMIUS BORDEAUX RED BLEND
This wine opens on the nose with a fine fruity association of berry, strawberry and roasted mocha. The maturity of the grape is emphasized by a lovely balance and fresh red fruits. It is ideal as an aperitif and pairs well with red meat or cheese.
85% Sauvignon & 15% Sémillon, it is an attractive pale-yellow color that reveals a bouquet of pink grapefruit and passion fruit. The attack is lively and fruity, with citrus flavors leading into a lovely fresh finish of apricots and nutmeg. The wine is aged on fine lees for several months to develop its flavor and roundness.