Château Franc Le Maine 2014

24.00€

Qté:

Gold Medal at Bordeaux Aquitaine Wine Competition
Silver Medal at the Vinalies Internationales Paris
Bronze Medal Challenge Internationale de Bourg / Blaye
90-91: James Suckling

Additional Information

Packaging

Bottle, Case of 6, Case of 12

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

44 Years

Grape varieties
Planting density

5,800 vines per hectare

Tillage

Natural permanent grass cover crop

Yield
Cultivation

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

Selection

Unique grape screening technology

Pre-fermentation soak

Gentle at low temperature

Winemaking

The fruit is soaked gently in new-generation tanks in which the marc is immersed thereby enabling the extraction of silky tannins from the skins.

Aged in barrels

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