The variety of terroirs and the seniority of the vineyard allow us to present a traditional diversity in grape variety that brings richness and aromas to the wines.
Ideally located along the river Tarn, at the heart of a region full of history and recognized for its exceptional cultural heritage with Albi (UNESCO), Cordes sur Ciel, and its proximity with Toulouse and the medieval city of Carcassonne, is a unique land benefiting from a double influence of the climate, mild oceanic and warmness from the Meditterranean.
The mild oceanic climate, limits the risks of frost and allow a good water supply for the vine.
The warmness of the Mediterranean, in summer and autumn, highlighted by the Autan wind, assure a good maturity of the grapes. The harvest is usually taking place under a beautifully mild weather into the sunny evenings.
This double influence of the climate benefits the terroirs that are as typical as surprising:
Thanks to the richness of the terroirs and the typicality of the local, Maison Labastide is able to produce wines for a large range of grape variety. Some of them are recognized internationally and others are typical from the region.
Thanks to the richness of the terroirs and the typicity of the local grapes, Maison Labastide offers an extremely diverse range of wines: dry and sweet whites, slightly dizzy or sparkling, red, rosé and primeur. True creator of legendary wines, Labastide is also the inventor of the Gaillac Perlé, an emblematic wine from the Gaillac appellation, made with a natural and innovative wine making process.
Duras is one of the oldest grape variety. It has been restored for the last 20 years. It gives color, suppleness, and finesse to the wine. It brings aromas for black pepper or spices. It is also used in the production of Gaillac Rose.
Braucol, also called Fer Servadou, gives colored, fleshy and rustic wines. Its aromas, very characteristics and originals, evokes blueberry, raspberry, wrinckled sheet, and pepper. It can be consumed young or after few years of ageing.
Syrah, mediterranean origin, it adapts well on the well oriented slop. Used with measure, it brings to Gaillac, body and aromatic complexity.
Gamay is the only grape variety allowed in the production of the Gaillac Primeur. It established itself very well in the region, and has been offering for several years, a national recognition to the appellation.
Thanks to the richness of its terroir and the typicity of the local grapes, Maison Labastide offers a wide range of wines extremely diverse.