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. Sustainable Vine Protection.
Green Harvesting by hand: desuckering, excess bud removal, leaf thinning, removal of excess shoots.
The 2016 Vintage
Period of harvest
October 4th (Merlot) & October 5th (Cabernet Sauvignon), 2016
10% Cabernet Sauvignon
The 2016 Langlet, a lovely garnet colour with bright reflections. Black fruits (blackcurrant) and lightly smoked on the nose. Ample flavours in the mouth, with round, velvety and well-balanced tannins. A long, fresh, fruity finish with a hint of cherry stone.
Between 16°C / 61°F and 18°C / 64°F.