Château Franc Le Maine 2011

19.00€

Out of stock

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

Packaging

Bottle, Case of 6, Case of 12

Vineyard Origins

XVth century, acquired in 2008 by Philippe Bardet

Owner

Bardet Family

Surface Area

11,71 ha

Soils types

Sand with gravel, sandy or clayey sand subsoil

Planting density

5,800 vines per hectare

Average age of the vines

44 Years

Cultivation

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

Tillage

Natural permanent grass cover crop

Grape varieties
Yield

45 hectolitres per hectare

Harvest

By machine

Selection

Unique grape screening technology

Pre-fermentation soak

Gentle at low temperature

Aged in barrels

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

Annual production

70,000 bottles

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