Archanges Rouge 2018

Graves
Graves Rouge
Gourmand and silky
Bouteille de vin

Les Archanges is a red wine in the Graves appellation produced by Château d’Arche, Grand Cru Classé de Sauternes 1855.

Harvest from 17 September to 22 October 2018

The 2018 vintage is rounded and silky. The wine is a beautiful garnet colour.  Elegant and fruity on the nose. On the palate, red and black fruit notes (blackcurrant, blackberry) mingle with silky, spicy tannins. A pleasant, beautifully lingering finish.

About the Vineyard

  • Type of soil
    80% Graves, 20% Argilo-calcaire
  • Production area
    50 hectares
  • Average age of the vineyard
    45 Years old
  • Planting density
    1,5m x 1m (6600 vine plants by ha)
  • Harvest
    by hand with 3 to 5 successive passes
  • Certification
    HVE3 (High Environmental Value) / ISO14001

The vintage

  • Blend
    Merlot 100%
  • Alcohol (in % vol.)
    13,5
  • Yield
    40 hl/ha
  • Wine making process
    In temperature-controlled vats
  • Ageing
    6 month in oak barrels

Our creations
The wines

AOC Sauternes
Château d’Arche
Grand cru classé en 1855

Recognized for its exceptional elegance and equality by the most famous wine critics in the world, the great wine of Château d´Arche is like its terroir : rare, timeless and vibrant.

Unique, timeless and rare
AOC Sauternes
Arche Lafaurie
Micro cuvée exceptionnelle

Château Arche Lafaurie is a very great wine produced from the best grapes from exceptional plots. Made from botrytised grape berries with a unique concentration and a drastic selection.

The signature of a great terroir
AOC Sauternes
Prieuré d'Arche
Second vin

Good Balance, beautiful acidity and freshness, our second wine is made with the passion as our Grand Cru Classé.

Tradition, elegance, modernity
Sauternes
Château Padouen

Organic and very limited production, this tiny Chateau of less than 10 hectares in one piece is located in the commune of Barsac, surrounded by the most prestigious Crus Classés of the appellation.

Tradition and modernity
AOC Sauternes
Soleil d'Arche
Second vin

Second wine of Château d’Arche. This wine makes the difference with its resolutely moderne Bottle.

The signature
AOC Sauternes
Perle d’arche
Second Vin

This fresh and acid wine is characterized by its lightness, liveliness and floral and fruity aromas. The second wine of Château d’Arche, with undeniable and immediate charm, demonstrated all the pleasure and elegance of the great wine.

Elegance of a great wine
Bordeaux
Archanges Grave Blanc
Dry white wine

Dry white wine worked with the same care as its elder Château d’Arche Grand Cru Classé, is aged in Sauternes barrels, to produce a dry white wine where the softness of the aromas meets the smoothness of the ageing process.

Freshness and elegance
Méthode traditionnelle
Arche Perlée
Brut Blanc de Blancs

Created by the Château d’Arche team in 2020. This wine is the tasty meeting of a traditional method and a dosage liqueur based on Sauternes from Château d’Arche which gives this wine a unique and delicate signature.

Delicate Sparkling wine