Château LA PRADE
Appellation : Pessac-Léognan
Château La Prade has its origins in 1750. In the 19th century, the property covered 172 hectares, including 40 hectares of vines.
both on the communes of Saint Médard d’Eyrans and Ayguemortesles-Graves. Over the years, the winery was abandoned to
reborn in the year 2000. Dominique Haverlan has taken over the viticultural entity with the 2015 vintage, and this wine bears the name “Famille Haverlan”.
Score obtained by
2018 vintage : 91 points out of 100
The opinion of our oenologists
Château La Prade is an elegant and unctuous wine with notes of red fruits and small woody notes. We find in mouth a good balance thanks to a nice structure supported by notes of vanilla and spices. It is perfect with a dish in sauce or a grilled duck breast.
The Pessac-Léognan appellation
The Pessac-Léognan appellation is part of the Graves wine region. It extends over communes bordering the west and south of the city of Bordeaux, on the left bank of the Garonne. The wines of Pessac-Léognan have the particularity of having a classification of classified crus for both reds and whites, some estates being classified in both colours. The vineyard covers an area of 1640 hectares for a production of 70,000 hectolitres, of which more than 80% are red wines. There are three types of soil : gravelly, clay-limestone and sandy-gravelly. The main grape varieties are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Carmenère for the reds ; Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sauvignon Gris and Muscadelle for the whites. The red wines can be kept for 3 to 10 years (up to 20 years for the classified crus) and the whites for 2 to 6 years (up to 10 years for the classified crus).