"Stewed-blackberry, crushed-raspberry and cherry-jam aromas. Sweet tobacco and chocolate, too. It’s medium-bodied with succulent tannins. Soft and fruity. Drink after 2021."
James Suckling - 90/100
7.5 hectares vineyard planted with 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot.
Terroir with a remarkable natural drainage thanks to a layer of Graves made up of sand, gravels, pebbles, quartz, ochre, flints, black jasper. Subsoil made up of clay, limestone.
Harvest: The harvest is manual with a sorting in the vineyard and in the cellar.
Winemaking: The fermentation is controlled around 29 °C. Maceration: 21 days. Ageing 18 months in new oak barrels: 40%, vats: 60%.
Château Haut-Lagrange is a family-owned winery created in 1989 by Francis Boutemy at the heart of the Pessac-Léognan appellation. His passion for wine was transmitted to him by his grandparents, former owners of a Cru Classé in Léognan. Ghislain Boutemy, son of Francis, now manages the vineyard and winemaking.
Château Haut-Lagrange is located in Léognan, in the prestigious communal appellation of Graves Pessac-Léognan. Vine was already cultivated in the 18th century at the current location of the estate and this production was cited as one of the most remarkable in the region.
During the vineyard's planting, Francis Boutemy optimized the perfect knowledge of this terroir of gravels that he has seen elvolved over the decades. The grape varieties are typical from Pessac-Léognan appellation: Sauvignon and Sémillon for the white ; Cabernet-sauvignon and Merlot for the red.
We work every day to produce wines of excellent quality, while care for people and the environment. The Terra Vitis and High Environmental Value (HVE 3) labels certify our eco-friendly approach. Our farming practices are eco-friendly. We care for our environment and maintain a rich biodiversity on our vineyard plots.