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Located on the Right Bank of the Dordogne River, 50 kilometres from Bordeaux in the heart of the Saint-Émilion appellation, the estate was established in the early 19th century and is now recognised as one of the leading properties of the appellation, in terms of both its size and the quality of its wines.

VINEYARD

Surface: 24 hectares
Soils: clay and sandy soils on iron slag
Grapes: 80% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit-Verdot
Density: 6200 plants/ha
Technical itinerary: sustainable agriculture and traditional ploughing
Average age of vines: 32 years old

VINIFICATION

Harvest: manual
Type of vats: heat regulated tronconic stainless steel vats
Vinification:
– parcel selection
– mechanical sorting
– vatting of 25 to 30 days: reasoned daily extraction, hot postfermentation maceration
Aging: 40% in new oak barrels and 60% in barrels of one or two wines, French oak, during 12 months
Blend: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Average yield: 38hl/hectare
Second wine: Les Roches de Yon, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

Located on the Right Bank of the Dordogne River, 50 kilometres from Bordeaux in the heart of the Saint-Émilion appellation, the estate was established in the early 19th century and is now recognised as one of the leading properties of the appellation, in terms of both its size and the quality of its wines.

VINEYARD

Surface: 24 hectares
Soils: clay and sandy soils on iron slag
Grapes: 80% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit-Verdot
Density: 6200 plants/ha
Technical itinerary: sustainable agriculture and traditional ploughing
Average age of vines: 32 years old

VINIFICATION

Harvest: manual
Type of vats: heat regulated tronconic stainless steel vats
Vinification:
– parcel selection
– mechanical sorting
– vatting of 25 to 30 days: reasoned daily extraction, hot postfermentation maceration
Aging: in wooden vats or barrels of one or two wine, French oak
Blend: Merlot and Cabernet Franc
Average yield: 40hl/hectare

Food and wine pairings

Food and wine pairings

This beautifully complex wine lends itself to any number of possible pairings, especially with red meat, either grilled or accompanied by rich sauces, as well as chocolate desserts.

This beautifully complex wine lends itself to any number of possible pairings, especially with red meat, either grilled or accompanied by rich sauces, as well as chocolate desserts.

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