Le Loup de La Loubière Red – Technical sheets
A.O.C: red Bordeaux
Owner: Vignobles Teycheney Roux Scea
Oenologist: JC et JF Berrouet
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.
Le Loup de La Loubière Bordeaux Red 2018 – Tasting notes
Yves Beck – Tasted on April 29, 2019
96% Merlot, 3% cabernet franc, 1% malbec
Garnet red with purple hues. Intense bouquet marked by spices and fruit. Juicy character in the mouth with a good reflection of the olfactory characteristics. A juicy and racy wine to savor in his youth. 2021-2028
Note : 87-88/100
Vert de Vin – April, 2019
The nose is fruity, aromatic and offers power. There are notes of blackberry, lilac and more light lily associated with a late sappy side as well as tips of blue fruit / raspberry and licorice. The palate is fruity, balanced and offers a tangy frame, juiciness, minerality and tension. The palate is fruity, balanced and offers a tangy frame, juiciness, minerality, sweetness and tension. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy blackberry, juicy cassis and slightly more juicy / crunchy strawberry associated with a touch of blue berries, licorice, with fine tips of chocolate, toasted and very fine tips of flowers (violet, blueberry) and gray pepper. The tannins are fine and finely dry.
Note : 88-89/100 – 14,75/20