Marks and reviews
A 3rd Classified Growth located in the Saint-Julien appellation, Chateau Lagrange is distinguished by its ancient winemaking history, dating back to the activity of the Templars on the estate. Chateau Lagrange continues its quest for excellence, led today by Matthieu Bordes and Keiichi Shiina. Les Fiefs de Lagrange is Chateau Lagrange's Second Wine.
Enjoying an ideal setting in the town of Saint-Julien, the Chateau Lagrange vineyard is planted on two gravel ridges with a total area of 118 hectares of vines. The vines used in the production of Fiefs de Lagrange are 28 years old on average.
Manual harvest from September 23 to October 14. 1st sorting by hand. 2nd sorting optically. Plot and intraplot selection. Thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks. Thermo-regulated vinification between 26 and 28 ° C. Fermentation from 15 to 22 days. Daily pour-overs, rack & return, or punch-downs. Malolactic fermentation.
Early blending in January. 13 months of aging. 20% new French oak barrels. Fining with egg whites. Final blend before bottling.
The Les Fiefs de Lagrange 2019 is a harmonious red wine from Saint-Julien. The bouquet expresses a subtle blend of red and black fruit, enhanced by spicy notes. Gourmet and creamy on the palate, the Les Fiefs de Lagrange 2019 reveals a pleasant freshness and a good balance.