Château Franc Le Maine 2011 – Magnum



Gold Medal in Paris 2014
Gold Medal from the Gilbert et Gaillard Guide
Silver Medal at the 2014 Independent Winegrowers’ Competition
Bronze Medal at the 2014 Decanter Awards

“Young lively red robe. Nose quite closed, still redolent of wood. Dense, stocky and sappy on the palate. Shy aromatically, as it is on the nose, but it’s a promising wine. This vintage has a future.”

Tasted on 17th March 2014 by the Gilbert & Gaillard Guide.

Additional Information


Magnum – Wooden Case

Vineyard Origins

XVth century, acquired in 2008 by Philippe Bardet

Surface Area

11,71 ha

Soils types

Sand with gravel, sandy or clayey sand subsoil

Average age of the vines
Grape varieties
Planting density

5,800 vines per hectare


Natural permanent grass cover crop


Integrated farming and sustainable production, certified High Environmental Value and Iso 14001


Unique grape screening technology

Pre-fermentation soak

Gentle at low temperature

Aged in barrels

50% new barrels & 50% one-year-old barrels

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