L de Laffitte Laujac Medoc 2011 is elegant,smooth and full-bodied. It develops aromas of oak and red fruits,coupled with berry.This wine will match perfectly with Beef,Salad or Type4.
L de Laffitte Laujac Medoc is a wine from Bordeaux,region of France ,Bordeaux vineyard is covering almost all the Gironde department is known for the excellent environment for growing wines. This vineyard offers a wide wine assortment with very specific characteristics. The Garonne river defines the main sub-division of the region. On the right bank, the regions of Blaye-Libournais and Entre-Deux-Mers. On the left bank, Graves, Medoc and Sauterne.
L de Laffitte Laujac Medoc is located in Bordeaux's sub-region of Medoc ,Located in the north of the Gironde department on a thin strip of land stretching along the right bank of the Garonne, the Médoc produces only red wines. The soil is composed of clay, silica and hard limestone covered with stones which makes wines taste sappy and expressive. The properties are characterized by their large area, unlike the Libournais. Medoc gathers 60 Grands Crus and 236 crus bourgeois. The vineyard is divided between AOC Médoc (part of which bears the Haut-Médoc) and very prestigious appellations of the communes of Margaux, Saint-Estephe, Pauillac, Saint Julien, as well as those of Listrac and Moulis, less reputable who are experiencing an interesting development.The wines come from the Medoc Cabernet Sauvignon assembled with Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot.
Located in the heart of the Medoc area, the large estate of Chateau Laffitte Laujac spreads over 875 acres. The vineyard consists of silty clay loam and is located near the village of Begadan. The proximity of the Gironde estuary and of the Atlantic ocean creates a very favorable microclimate for the vineyard and the maturing of the grapes. Below the vineyards, rich meadows stretch in the polder protected by seawalls. There, the cattle of limousin breed and the herd of French Saddlebred bred in Laujac pasture peacefully. The manure produced by all these animals benefits the vineyard with natural fertilizer.The vineyard is taken care of in a traditional way while taking into account the latest innovations if they seem worthwhile for the quality of the wine.The cut Guyot double, the bud control (ebourgeonnage), the Manual removal of leaves (effeuillage) and the Green harvest (vendanges vertes) insure a good maturity of the berries.