Château Lacombe Cadiot
AOC Bordeaux Supérieur

Château Lacombe Cadiot is located several kilometres from Château Tayet in Ludon Médoc and was the fifth and final estate acquired by the De Schepper family in 2004.

Located several kilometres from the Margaux appellation, Ludon Médoc is famous for its internationally-renowned estates including Château La Lagune and Château d’Agassac.

The vineyards of the Médoc estate are situated in a single block opposite the Bec d’Ambés, where the Dordogne and Garonne Rivers meet.

Historical anecdote

According to the archives, Louis XIV, the Sun King, was the most illustrious former estate owner. He praised the quality of the soil at Château Lacombe Cadiot, and enjoyed hunting on the grounds, before handing the estate over to his vassal, Sir Lacombe, who gave his name to the estate.

The vineyard

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Jean-Michel Garcion

SURFACE 13 ha

SOILS

The vines are grown on alluvial clay-silt soil and subsoil on the banks of the Garonne River.

GRAPE VARIETIES
60% Merlot
30% Cabernet Sauvignon
10% Petit Verdot

AGE OF THE VINES
15 years on average

DENSITE 5.500 vines/ha

YIELD 50hl/ha on average

VITICULTURE

Traditional, sustainable winegrowing methods are used, including bud thinning, suckering, green harvesting and leaf thinning, ensuring the greatest respect for the soil, vines, and beneficial fauna (the vineyard is certified ISOO 14001 and HEV: high environmental value).

Château Lacombe Cadiot

Bordeaux Supérieur

A remarkable Bordeaux Supérieur

The combination of winegrowing techniques favouring the natural concentration of the grapes and traditional Médoc winemaking results in a fruity, round, rich wine displaying wonderful freshness.

Following cold pre-fermentation maceration, the wine is kept on the skins for 15 to 30 days in stainless-steel vats. Each operation is carried out according to the vintage and grapes, and all vats are analysed independently.  The methods applied are determined by tasting the grapes and assessing the condition of the vineyards, then tasting the juice.

The wines are aged for 12 months in stainless steel vats

The wine is a deep garnet-red with an attractive, delicate nose, featuring ripe red and black fruit aromas. It is full-bodied on the palate with perfectly balanced ripe tannin and freshness following through in a long aftertaste.

Récompenses et médailles

2015

International Wine Challenge 2017 Vienna

Médaille d’Argent

 

Concours des Vignerons Indépendants 2017

Médaille d’Argent


2014

LAUREAT DES TalentS des  Bordeaux Supérieur 2016

 

 

GUIDE HACHETTE 2017 

2 étoiles (vin remarquable)

"Une robe noire et profonde habille ce vin ouvert sans réserve sur les fruits noirs, les épices et le brûlé de la barrique. Une approche engageante, puissante, que prolonge un palais volumineux et plein de saveurs fruitées et toastées, adossé à des tanins bien présents mais onctueux. Une jolie bouteille taillée pour la garde et une viande de caractère."

2013

Guide Hachette 2016

Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast

This wine is dry, firm with chocolate and bitter extraction flavors. It's likely to remain dry. (01/2015)

2012

Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2014

Médaille d’Argent

 

2011

Guide Hachette 2014

"Son bouquet se partage entre le fruit noir et le cacao. Sa bouche est puissante, tannique et empyreumatique."

CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES 2014

Médaille d’Argent

 

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