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Château Lilian Ladouys, Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel, AOC Saint-Estèphe, Rouge, 2021

Between greedy amplitude, sensuousness and subtility, the wines of Lilian Ladouys are elaborated by and for Epicureans.


Owner : Family Lorenzetti
Managing Director : Emmanuel Cruse
Property Director : Vincent Bache-Gabrielsen
Vineyard Manager : Ludovic Wallet
Cellar Master : Frédéric Godart
Consulting Oenologist : Eric Boissenot
Total area : 80 ha
Production Surface : 76.5 ha
Density of planting : 8 500 à 10 000 vines /ha


Gravel clay on limestone base

In the vineyard

Every works encouraging good distribution and good aeration of grapes (pruning with windows, undoubling, stripping, suckering, grooming). Soil's work, sown or natural grass adapted in terms of the plot's vigor. Hand-picked harvest, following by a hand sorting on bunches then on berries.

Harvest dates

Harvest from 28th of September to the 8th of October 2021


Gravitary vatting without pressing. Prefermentary cold maceration. Long vatting period . Rack and returns


40% of new oak


Cabernet sauvignon : 53%
Merlot : 40%
Petit verdot : 6%
Cabernet franc : 1%



With a proportion of Merlot identical to the 2009 and 2010 vintages, Château Lilian Ladouys 2021 is characterized by elegant notes of fresh fruit, a rich, charming and captivating nose revealing spice-filled aromas of incense and bitter cocoa. The ample and velvety mouth presents a wellbound, fine and structured frame, supported by Cabernet Sauvignon.

AB Agriculture Biologique en conversion
Haute Valeur Environnementale