Nicolas Labenne

Technical director, Château Lynch-Bages and Ormes de Pez

As well as being technical manager of the wine-growing and -making, administrative and customs operations at Lynch-Bages and Ormes de Pez productions, Nicolas Labenne also represents Domaines Jean-Michel Cazes during tastings, meetings and conferences. He is also an active member of the Bordeaux association of oenologists and the examining board for the Bordeaux diploma of oenology.

An accomplished sportsman, he is passionate with competition, having played tennis and especially rugby at a high level in several clubs in the south west of France for twenty years. The high point of his sporting career was the French 4th-Series championship title in 1997. In parallel with these numerous activities, Nicolas also showcases the family property in the Gers (Armagnac, Floc de Gascogne aperitif , and wines).