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Château Grand Bouchon

The chateau is located in the commune of Lafon to the west of Lesparre, right at the heart of the Médoc appellation. The vineyard, found on a gentle, contiguous slope, is planted between the villages of Civrac and Prignac in the place known as 'Grand Bouchon'.

Type of soils

Clay-limestone soils

Appellation

Médoc

Age of the vineyard

20 years

Area of the vineyard

22 hectares

Grape varieties

65% Merlot
35% Cabernet Sauvignon

Plantation density

5000 vines/hectare

Vine cultivation

Integrated pest management
Tillage and grass cover every other row
Operations: green harvesting and leaf thinning

Harvest

Mechanical harvesting

Winemaking

Plot selection.
Traditional Bordeaux vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel and concrete vats.
Maceration lasting for 3 to 4 weeks.

Tasting notes & serving suggestions

A generous nose of cherry, raspberry and vanilla. Round and powerful on the palate with red fruits notes. A beautiful finish with delicately toasted touches.

Serve with grilled meat such as a barbecued steak.