La Truffière

Our exceptional cru is a great, elegant wine of character, combining power and finesse, expressing deep, intense aromas of black fruit with gourmet flesh and a velvety texture.

Area: selected from 13 hectares
Municipality: Saint Michel de Fronsac
AOC: Canon-Fronsac
Terroir : Clay-limestone: – shallow, stony soil on asteriated limestone rock – sloping hillsides on Fronsadais molasses.
Grape varieties: 60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Exposure: all exposures
Average age of vines: 40-45 years
Harvest: Hand-picked
Vinification: Rigorous plot selection, long thermoregulated maceration (5 weeks)
Maturation: 2 years, including 18 months in barrels, 25% new barrels
Bottling: at château 2 years after harvest