• England & Wales Delivery
  • 6 bottles £11
  • 12 or 24+ bottles FREE
  • 18 bottles £8 (free in Gtr London)

Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018

£15.50

A powerful yet smooth red, this is deeper and richer than our classic Bordeaux. One of the best LTH yet, the 2018 is already drinking well. £15.50 a bottle.

View product

Description

A powerful yet smooth red, this is deeper and richer than our classic Bordeaux. One of the best LTH yet, the 2018 is already drinking well. £14.75 a bottle.

The back label: "A special cuvée, this blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon was made from two parcels of vines in a single block, and aged in small French oak barrels. A full bodied wine, it's ripe enough to drink young or keep it for years. Best decanted." 14% vol.

Les Trois Hectares is aged in French oak barrels but doesn't taste oaky. That's because the grapes were ripe and fairly concentrated at harvest, due to the unforgiving gravel and clay soils and the angle of the slopes. 2018 was an excellent vintage in Bordeaux, with a warm, dry summer following on from a wet spring.

Volume discounts off total order

Bottles243660
Discount 2.5% 5% 7.5%

These are applied automatically.

  • Expert opinion
  • pics at the Chateau

Previous Vintages:

Château Bauduc Les Trois Hectares (Bordeaux Supérieur) 2017
An upmarket cuvée, this blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon has a really charming, intense and focused character to the fruit on the nose, with crushed dark cherry stone and cherry skin, along with a focused, sinewy, sooty rather than plush suggestion which seems right for the vintage, all tinged with notes of hawthorn and acacia. A nicely vigorous palate, with lightly degraded fruit, with leathery elements, tense with moderate texture, with a textural substance in the middle which really entices. It has substance, energy, freshness and a firm finish. Give this a few years and it will drink well. From a 2021 Update. 91/100

Chris Kissack, thewinedoctor.com. January 2021.

Château Bauduc Les Trois Hectares (Bordeaux Supérieur) 2016
The blend is, as always, 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. A lovely evolution on the nose here, showing the benefit of keeping red Bordeaux back a few years, whatever the appellation and status. It offers smoked and toasted fruit, with nuances of liquorice, dried black olive and sweet leathery notes. A beautifully balanced palate, fresh and tense, sinewy in structure but with a really finely poised balance, savoury and full of energy. Really convincing, and giving plenty of pleasure now with a decant, although there is a ripe and tightly grained structure here which suggests there is five or ten years in this yet. Very well done. From a 2021 Update. 92/100

Chris Kissack, thewinedoctor.com. January 2021.
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018
  • Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2018

Related Products

Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2017

Our more powerful Bordeaux red, the 2017 is drinking really well already. Recommended. £15.50 a bottle.

Château Bauduc

Les Trois Hectares Rouge 2017

Low stock. Our special cuvée Bordeaux red, the 2017 is drinking really well already. Recommended. A small production, flavoursome and fairly full bodied red that was aged in French oak...

£15.50
Les Trois Hectares Blanc 2020

Back in stock. 'Inexpensive white Bordeaux that over-delivers handsomely for the price' is how a Master of Wine described Les Trois Hectares. We agree. £12.50 a bottle.

Château Bauduc

Les Trois Hectares Blanc 2020

Back in stock in London. We're drinking the fresh 2020 vintage of this dry white - see the lovely reviews of recent vintages under Expert Opinion below.  The back label: "Les Trois Hectares...

£12.50
Premium reds case

A few cases left only of our special cuvée. Low stock. We only had a few bottles left of any of the vintages before 2018.

Château Bauduc

Les Trois Hectares Red Selection

Les Trois Hectares 2015 x 1 bottle (no longer available on its own) Les Trois Hectares 2016 x 1 bottle (ditto) Les Trois Hectares 2017 x 2 bottles (last few) Les Trois Hectares 2018 x 2 bottles A...

£16.50
Les Trois Hectares White Selection

Three vintages of Les Trois Hectares blanc - 2018, 2019 and 2020 - with two bottles of each. £13 per bottle.

Château Bauduc

Les Trois Hectares White Selection

A chance to try three recent years of Les Trois Hectares, our single block of old Sémillon vines that were planted in 1947. It’s a field blend with about 20% Sauvignon Blanc as well, as...

£13.00