This estate lies at the top of the commune of Saint-Michel-de-Lapujade, at the southwestern tip of the Gironde and around ten kilometres east of La Réole. The vineyard covers the hillsides and enjoys wonderful south and southwest facing outlooks.
Type of soil
Age of the vineyard
Area of the vineyard
40% Cabernet Sauvignon
5% Cabernet Franc
3300 to 4000 vines/hectare
Single Guyot pruning.
Sustainable agriculture certified.
Tillage every other row and natural grass cover.
Operations: debudding, leaf thinning and fruit set thinning depending on the vintage and plot.
Traditional vinification in fibrex vats.
Destemming, crushing, vatting.
Long vatting period with cooling system, 2 to 3 pumping over operations per day.
Tasting notes & serving suggestions
A delicate, complex nose of cherry and blackcurrant. Dense on the palate, bringing together ripe fruit and vanilla notes, with a toasted finish.
Serve with dishes such as a cassoulet or salted pork with lentils.