La Grange de Lascaux (Organic)

    AOC LANGUEDOC

    Red

     «I believe in imparting to my team a quest to go beyond the finesse and minerality of the terroir given to us by nature, a focus on the infinite possibilities of future new wintages and a dedication to hard work and highest quality.» Jean-Benoit Cavalier, owner of Chateau de Lascaux.

    WINEMAKER

    Current wine maker/owner Jean-Benoit Cavalier can trace his families involvement in wine on the site back to 1750, with records of ancestors working the land around Vacquieres existing as far back as 1151.

    SITE

    Located in the Pic St Loup area of the Languedoc region.

    GRAPE VARIETY

    60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre.

    SOIL

    Grapes come from several vineyards planted on ‘garrigue’ soil and surrounded by Aleppo pines and oak trees.

    GROWING METHOD

    Work is carried out in the vineyards with a respect and knowledge of the land that they have worked for generations. Practicing sustainable agriculture and restricting yields preserves the quality of the end wine whilst allowing the character of the Château, the land and of course the wine maker to shine through

    SURFACE AREA

    85 hectares.

    DENSITY

    8000 vines / hectares.

    VINIFICATION

    Traditional winemaking with weeks in vat. Ageing in tanks during 14 months before bottling. No filtration in order to retain maximum character.

    AGEING

    14 months in tanks.

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