Located in the heart of Bordeaux's vineyards, halfway between Bordeaux and Saint Emilion, the Graves de Vayres region is on the right bank of the Garonne and the left bank of the Dordogne, downstream of the town of Libourne.
Silt and clay-sand soil
A terrace system reveals how the Dordogne has carved an ever deeper path through its valley. Depending on the altitude, there are various types of soil: sand-clay, clay-gravel and silt-gravel.
Oceanic climate in which the humid sea breeze has a significant temperature-regulating effect. By the edge of the river, the appellation benefits from the moderating effects of the large body of water, and also a particular microclimate, created by the steeper sides of the opposite bank and the proximity of Fronsac’s “tertre” (“knoll”).
The family has always used traditional methods but has also continued to invest in modern facilities, in order to improve quality and efficiency, and respect for the environment.
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