Les Fiefs de Lagrange 2018 Saint-Julien

FIEF040
One of the most popular second wines, it is produced from vines averaging 30 years old planted on gravelly soils and always offers super value.
Type:
Vintage:
2018
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
Genre:
ABV:
0%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Saint-Julien
Body:
Rich, bold and robust
Drinking Window:
Drink from 2024 through to 2030
Closure Type:
Cork
£32.99
 

Château Lagrange

Always buy second wines in very good vintages, and this year is a definite for Fiefs de Lagrange. The second wine of Chateau Lagrange represents 65% of the total crop. Owned by Suntory, the winemaking team were instructed to make the best wine possible regardless of cost. They therefore downgraded more plots into this second wine, and by doing so improved both this and the 'grand vin'. With an average vine age of 35 years, the quality of grapes is exceptional. Rich and fruity, beautiful and charming tannins with an impressive structure that supports a super concentration of cassis

Tasting Notes

One of the most popular second wines, this wine always offers good value and gives a good insight into the Grand Vin of this property. With an average vine age of 35 years, the quality of grapes is exceptional. A charming claret.

Food Matches

Try pairing with Beef en Crôute and an assortment of seasonal vegetables, or a classic beef wellington

Vinification

The harvest is done manually. The vinification is done in 63 impressive stainless steel tanks of 66-220 hl for periods ranging from 15 to 25 days at temperatures below 30 ° C. After fermentation the wine matures twenty months in oak barrels (20% new barrels). After fermentation the wine matures twenty months in oak barrels (20% new barrels).