Red grape varieties
Most varieties have their own special characteristics, and it is essential that these are perfectly adapted to the soil and climate.
In our case, nature chose Merlot. Soil analyses have shown that our terroir enables the best expression of this variety.
Roundness and finesse, with an aromatic complexity that is expressed through scents of red and black fruit. During ageing, these develop notes of spices and undergrowth. Subtle and elegant with refined, silky tannins, Merlot gives our wines our a supple, smooth, seductive character.
The rootstock is also a determining factor. It will determine a vine’s productivity and whether it is more suited dry or wet conditions. We prefer the very high quality 3309, 10114, and Gravesac.
White grapes varieties
The three main Bordeaux grape varieties of Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle are all well suited to our soil.
As a matter of taste, we have chosen to give preference to Sémillon. It is a very complex, variable variety. Our vinification style results in wines with a hint of lemon and other ripe citrus fruit. The freshness essential to the balance of a white wine is accompanied by notes of apricot and acacia flowers.
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