Appellation | Pessac Léognan
Grape | 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot
Ageing | This vintage will be entirely aged between 12 and 16 months (depending on the vintage) in French oak barrels. During the aging, racking is carried out every four months.
Tasting notes | Dark berries, cocoa with hint of leather and silky tannins
Paring | Poultry, red meats or chocolate
Drinking | 2018-2032
Critics notes/Awards | CONCOURS 2018 Médaille d’Or - Millésime 2015
4.1 rating on Vivino
Available in case of 6 or 12 (not available for individual sale).
The Château Haute-Plantade is a beautiful family exploitation of 10.5 hectares (8.5 hectares of production), located in the oldest wine growing region of Bordeaux, in the heart of the Pessac-Léognan designation. It is close to the most prestigious wine propriety of Léognan (Chevalier, Château Malartic-Lagravière and Château de Fieuzal estates/domains).
Current owner: Vincent Plantade
Soils: the unique soil is a magnificent mixture of rolled pebbles, gravel and sand, siliceous limestones and fossils caught in clay and ferruginous accumulations.
Farming: For several years now, Château Haut-Plantade has actively been involved in setting up various sustainable methods, such as; phytosanitary treatments applied to the vineare and soil tillage used to control weeds (an alternative to herbicides).
Vines: average age 40 years