a density of 5500 / ha, vines have an average age of 25 years.
Grape varieties are adapted to soil and subsoil (clay and limestone)
: Merlot 70 %, Cabernet Sauvignon 15 %, Cabernet Franc 15 %.
Vines growth is controlled in order to have a better harvest, with the risk of being smaller.
Treatments and enrichments are made with natural products, in order to protect our environment.
Targeting a better quality, we go through various works such as de-budding, green harvests, selective picking and thermoregulation.
The wine-making of our parcels separately includes a cold pre
fermentation maceration of 4 to 5 days and a post fermentation
maceration of 15 to 20 days depending on the vintage and the grape
Production : 145 tonneaux (170 000 bottles)
Œnologists : Laboratoire Oenoconseil Rive droite –
(Order Brand : Château de Lafaurie-Monbadon)
|This estate is
under organic conversion phase since September 2009