Le Loup de La Loubière
A.O.C: red Bordeaux
Owner: Vignobles Teycheney Roux Scea
Oenologist: Nicolas Gere
Type of soil: sandy clay
Size of estate: 18.5 hectares
Average yield: 40 hl/ha
Average production: 490 hectolitres
Average age of vines: between 30 and 40 years
Plantation density: 5,000 vines per hectare
Cultivation: integrated viticulture; mechanical soil maintenance. Vines worked with meticulous care by hand.
Vinification: traditional, selected yeasts
Fermentation: 4 weeks, temperature-regulated
Maturing period: 6 months in French oak wood
Grape varieties: 83% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Malbec
Bottle content: 75 cl
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Tasting: our wine is a beautiful ruby colour. The nose develops intense notes of ripe fruits and strawberry, while woody and spicy notes mingle harmoniously in the mouth. This wine illustrates all the typicality of our terroir and the expertise of the Teycheney-Roux family.
Cellaring: 5 years – Can be drunk now.