Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classé

 

GENERAL MANAGER

Bertrand de Villaines

FUNDING DATE

XVIIIe century

TOTAL SURFACE AREA

30 hectares

TERROIRS

70 % clay-limestone plateau
17 % clay-rich slopes
13 % of vines on sandy soils

GRAPES VARIETIES (since 2012)

63 % merlot,
28% cabernet franc, 
7 % cabernet sauvignon,
2 % malbec

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES

35 years 

PLANTING DENSITY

6,500 vines per hectare

 

VINEYARD TRAINING,
TASKS DURING THE VINE GROWTH

Traditionnals farming methods in order to higly respect our soils, our vineyard and wild life. 

Early shedding and disbudding

Adapted green bunches of grapes removing process.

Early thinning out of the leaves


HARVEST AND VINIFICATION

Hand harvest. Berries sorted in the vineyard and in the vatroom.


AGEING

18 months ageing in French oak barrels coming from 8 different cooperages.

Nos millésimes

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