Château Laffitte Carcasset


Château Laffitte Carcasset

Laffitte Carcasset
33180 Saint Estephe

+33 5 56 59 34 32
+33 5 56 59 35 75

GPS coordinates
45.252394 / -0.7810990000000402
Wine tourism

  • Tasting

  • Visit

  • Accommodation

Contact-us by mail

Print the entire sheet

Château Laffitte Carcasset

Official Vintage Selection
Surface area
Planting density
8 800 pieds/ha
45 hl/ha
Grape variety
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
Age of the vines
30 years

Same in English
12 month in barrels 30% of new barrel

100 000 bottles
Sales and marketing
France, US, China, Deutschland
Languages spoken
French, English
Tasting Notes
16/20 - Jancis Robinson
21 Apr 2011 by JR 16 Thick and sweet. And thoroughly satisfying. Racy. Mid crimson. Good balance but not that intense. Good workmanlike stuff
90/100 - Neal Martin
This Cru Bourgeois ’09 has an archetypal tertiary bouquet that is subdued at first but opens nicely with aeration, although never aspires to be a powerful or showy bouquet. The palate is sweet and rounded on the entry, caressing in the mouth with good acidity and a gentle glide to a very satisfying, quite fleshy fresh strawberry finish. Lovely. Bravo!
16/20 - Decanter
Quite rich red fruits, good oak and quite a polished wine, good future. Drink 2014-20

Print the entire sheet

My first wine memory
When I was young, tasting of juice in the cellar.

One word to describe my wine
Silky and dense

The history of the Château
Chartreuse of the XVIII th. Century surrounded by vineyards planted in the center of the gravellous plateau of Saint Estèphe, the Château Laffitte Carcasset is producing wine since 1790 when Sir Joseph Laffitte, attorney of the King of France, brought the domain and created the vineyard. In 1955, the viscount Pierre de Padirac purchased the property. Since then the vineyard has expanded and many technical improvements have been brought for a good breeding of the wine.

Food pairings for my wine
red meat and cheese

Print the entire sheet

This space is reserved for members of the Alliance des Crus Bourgeois du Médoc.
Please enter your username and password to connect:
Vous avez oublié votre mot de passe ?
Pour le récupérer, merci de bien vouloir renseigner votre adresse email.
Veuillez remplir le formulaire ci-dessous :