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Château Au Vignoble

The vineyard is situated in the commune of Rimons, at the heart of the Entre-Deux-Mers region between the Garonne and the Dordogne.


Type of soil

Clay-limestone soils

Appellation

Bordeaux Supérieur

Age of the vineyard

30 years

Area of vineyard

12 hectares

Grape varieties

50% Merlot
50% Cabernet Sauvignon

Plantation density

4500 vines/hectares

Vine cultivation

Integrated approach to pest management.
Tillage and grass cover every other row.
Operations: debudding, suckering, green harvesting and leaf thinning.

Harvest

Mechanical harvesting

Winemaking

Plot selection.
Traditional Bordeaux vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats.
Pre-fermentation cold maceration (10°) and post-fermentation hot maceration.
1 to 2 pumping over operations per day, vatting period of 25 days.

Tasting notes & serving suggestions

A delicate, deep nose with beautiful blackcurrant and plum notes and touches of vanilla. Fleshy and well-balanced on the palate with black fruit flavours. A long finish with toasted touches.

Serve with barbecued meats.