The nose is sophisticated with fruity whirl and a subtle note of vanilla.


The mouth is dense, gourmand with fine tannins. The finish has got an incredible length.

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 2010 vintage is an amazing vintage with potential and complexity. Château Lalaudey 2010 is a deep dark red jewel.

Food Pairing

Needless to say that there is potential and you will be able to open it in 5 years or more with game or another piece of red meat.