1975 Château Labory De Tayac , Margaux
Score Vintage 1975 Bordeaux Red: 17/20
This is a 37 hectare Cru Bourgeois estate owned by the Portet family for generations making a Grande Vin, a second wine called Cuvee Labory and a special cuvee called Cuvee Larauza. The family also own Clos Laborie a 2 hectare plot that was once part of Chateau Desmirail and the grapes from there are vinified and bottled separately
CHATEAU LABORY DE TAYAC
AOC Margaux Red
OWNER/COMMUNE GFA Château TAYAC / Soussans
In 1847, the vineyard formed part of Château Desmirail, a Margaux “3ème Cru Classé”. The estate was later
divided up and the part belonging to the then owner became an independent entity named Château Tayac.
Owned by the same family for four generations, the estate is farmed with painstaking care by Guy Portet, its
technical director, while Nicolas Portet is in charge of the winemaking, which is based on traditional methods.
SURFACE 37 Ha
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES 30 years
GRAPE VARIETIES Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Noir, Petit Verdot.
The vines are excellently situated on the river-borne gravely soil knolls around the hamlet of Tayac and the
best gravel soils in the village of Soussans.
Run by a dynamic owner, the estate boasts a vast barrel-ageing cellar and superb, modern winemaking
facilities. The vineyard lies in an excellent terroir and is harvested both by hand and by machine. The wine is
aged in oak for around 13 months. Château Tayac produces excellent wines within the Margaux appellation
which possess all the qualities typical of a Margaux AOC grand vin.
- Mixed lot
- Red wine
- Producer, Name of wine
- Château Labory de Tayac
- Number of bottles
- Bottle size
- Bottles (0.75L)
- Bordeaux, Margaux