Alain Brumont and Fabien Merlou have managed Château Laroche Brumont's 35 hectares of vines together since 2002. Fabien Merlou deals with the vineyard while Alain Brumont is responsible for the winery. This collaboration has produced two cuvées: Eglise and Grange.
Grange consists of 29 hectares of vines. This is the château's main terrace. A style that offers a fine representation of south-west France, with generosity and perfect tannins
Tannat, Cabernet Franc
Gravelly, siliceous, on steep slopes, south facing
Vinification and aging
Vinification of a blend of grape varieties. Fermentation at 25°C, punching down of the pomace cap. Maturing for 12 months in barrels (10% new).
A generous, full-bodied wine with velvety tannins. Aromas of red fruit, spices and menthol; lots of freshness and energy.
Food and wine pairing
Red meat, grilled dishes.