CHATEAU LANGLET RED
Surface of production for red: 7.1 ha (total surface: 8.6 ha)
Nature of the soil: Small gravelly soil from the Tertiary period with clay and sand subsoils
Grape varieties: 80% Merlot; 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Pruning: Double Guyot
Density of planting: 5500 feet/ha
Average age of the vineyard: 25 years
Management of the vineyard: Traditional methods with mechanical harvesting. Sustainable Vine Protection.
Green Harvesting by hand: desuckering, excess bud removal, leaf thinning, removal of excess shoots.
The 2012 Vintage
Period of harvest
From October 6th to 16th, 2012
15% Cabernet Sauvignon
« On the nose this 2012 vintage is dense and fruity (cherries, blackberries) with a hint of oak. The palate is beautifully elegant and enchanting with its ripe red fruit flavours and some roasted notes. A good long, slightly liquorice finish. »
Between 16°C / 61°F and 18°C / 64°F.