Château Laroque

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Château Laroque is a Bordeaux wine which has the appellation Saint-Émilion, ranked Grand cru classé in the Classification of Saint-Émilion wine. The winery is located in the Right Bank of France’s Bordeaux wine region in the department Gironde.

History[edit]

Chateau Laroque dates back to the 12th century. The chateau itself was constructed in the 17th century and remains a backdrop for the manicured grounds. The vineyards were all replanted in 1962 and where inactive for sometime after the Great Depression.[1]

Production[edit]

The classified vineyard area extends 40 hectares, with the grape varieties of approximately 87% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Wine Cellar Insider http://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/bordeaux-wine-producer-profiles/bordeaux/st-emilion/chateau-laroque-st-emilion-bordeaux-wine/. Missing or empty |title= (help)