« The wine has an intense, brilliant colour, it exudes aromas of black fruit, sweet spices. Upon tasting, the body is generous, the clean structure gives way to a beautiful roundness resulting from an always optimum maturity. The finish is balanced and fragrant with notes of blackcurrant. »
– Bordeaux News 2010 –
This Chateau, property of the Mommeja family, is a must-see in Medoc.
With the means to best express its terroir, the energy of an entire team is mobilised in a global process of improvement and continuous learning.
The largest portion of the vineyard is used for biological viticulture with the objective of a total conversion in the next few years.
La Grande Demoiselle is a special cuvée elaborated by the Château during the final blending.
This wine pays homage to a parcel of the vineyard of the same name.
|VINES||The vineyard is split between the plain of Listrac with its clay-limestone soil and the gravel of the Pyrenees on the plateau of Fourcas.|
|HARVEST||• 75% hand picking • 25% mechanical|
|ŒNOLOGIST||Caroline Artaud & Eric Boissenot|
|VINIFICATION||Wine produced in the new fermenting room composed of small capacity wood and concrete vats. The parcels are collected at maturity and each batch is produced in its own vat.|
|AGEING||18 months. Bonding with egg white after blending.30% barrels / 30% wooden vats / 40% concrete vats.|
|ALCOHOL CONTENT||12.5% vol.|