L’Orchidée Sauvage

Supple and round on the palate. A nose of red berries and spices, to which a floral note adds a touch of delicacy, supported by ample tannins.

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: Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Exposure: all exposures
Average age of vines: 40-45 years
Harvesting: Hand-picked
Vinification: Rigorous plot selection, long thermoregulated maceration (5 weeks)
Maturation: 2 years, including 18 months in 1- to 2-year-old barrels and 5% new barrels
Bottling: at the château 2 years after the harvest