Saint Emilion - Saint Emilion Gr Cru
Alcohol 14,0 %
Ch. Montlabert is a one-piece domain of 12.5ha and belongs to the family Castel since 2008, which is the biggest French wine trader family. With Ch. Montlabert, The Castel group wants to prove which quality they are able to achieve and hired Mr. Hubert de Bouard (Ch. Angélus) and the adviser. They also invested in the wine cellar and the vineyard. The terroir of clay-sand at the foot of the slopes of St. Emilion is not so far from Ch. Figeac and Ch. Cheval Blanc. An optical eye is used to select the berries. The wine ripens on new oak barrels for 50% and on oak barrels of one year for 50%. The prices remain attractive and the quality is excellent.