A subtle, delicate, tasty vintage, with luscious fruit and a smooth mid-palate, opulent tannins and discreet oak. A vintage typical of the great terroirs of Canon-Fronsac.

Area: selected from 13 hectares
Town: Saint Michel de Fronsac
AOC: Canon-Fronsac
Terroir : Clay-limestone: – shallow stony soil on asteriated limestone rock
Grape varieties: 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
Exposure: all exposures
Average age of vines: 40-45 years
Pruning: Double Guyot
Harvest: Hand-picked
Vinification: Rigorous plot selection, long temperature-controlled maceration (5 weeks)
Ageing: 2 years’ ageing, including 18 months in barrels 1 to 2 years old and 5% new barrels
Bottling: at the château 2 years after the harvest

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