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Technical Sheet

VINEYARD AREA :  3 hectares in grouped plots.

SOIL AND LOCATION :  50% on sandy topsoil and clay subsoil. 

50% on highly concentrated clay top and subsoil.   

VARIETALS : 50% merlot - 50% cabernet franc.

AGE OF VINES :   35 years.

VINEYARD PRACTICES : Grass set up in the middle of the row. Sustainable agriculture. Leaves thin out in July ; green harvest in August for strict grapes selection. Manual harvesting.

WINE MAKINGGrapes are sorted out on tables, then destemmed, put to ferment, one half in thermoregulated inox vats, another half in 4 hectoliters wood barrels ; cold pre-fermenting maceration. Fermentation in wood barrels is offering smooth and elegant tanins, complex aroma and perfect fruit integration with wood.

AGEING : 12 months' maturation ; 100% in barrels including two third of new oaks.

BOTTLING : Bottled at the Château. Available in wooden or carton cases of 6 or 12 bottles.    

Château La Révérence