It's very pleasant. The nose reminds aromas of young fresh fruit but also spices and a touch of wood.


The structure is meltingly soft with well-balanced tannins. The flavors of fruit notes allows finesse and elegance. Take your time to aerate before drinking in order to taste its secrets.

Growing Conditions

- Terroir : Bouqueyran Hill, tertiary gravels (Pyrenean gravel).

- Surface : 13,86 ha in production

- Density : 6 600 to 10 000 vines per hectare


Manual harvest at the best of maturity.

- Production : 35 hl per hectare


Light filtration before bottling


Selection in the vineyard and after destalking. No crushing, maceration prior to fermentation, mixing and racking.
Long fermentation of skins.


- 100 % high quality French oak barrels

- 8 different coopers

- 50 % in new barrels and 50 % in one wine barrels

- 14 to 18 months of ageing


The purple color of this Château Lalaudey 2008 is bright and intense.