2016 Château de Villegeorge Haut-Médoc
Winemaker Notes: The vineyard is 12,32 hectares and is situated on the commune of Avensan. The vineyard blocks are made up of deep gravel soils, particularly favourable for producing outstanding quality wines.
Every stage of production is carefully adapted to each block. The soil, subsoil or aspect of the land are all important parameters that we take into account when planting vines.
Total surface of vines: 12,3271 ha
Grape varieties: 63% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 37% Merlot.
Production: - 30 to 50 000 bottles of Château de Villegeorge (first label wine) - 20 to 35 000 bottles of l'Etoile de Villegeorge (second label wine)
Soils: deep quaternary gravel
Vine Density: 6.666 to 7.692 vines/ha
Average age of vines: 25 years
Rootstocks: 101-14, 3309 Average yield: 45 hl/ha
Maturation: Oak barrels for the first label (10 to 16 months depending on the vintages) In tanks for the second label
Bottled at the Château
Eco friendly vineyard practices: Certified Terra Vitis since 2003
Wine Enthusiast - "From one of the properties owned by Marie-Laure Lurton, this wine is balanced, ripe and full of fruit. A good structure comes from the deep gravel soils. This wine demands aging and should not be drunk before 2023. "
|Winery||Chateau de Villegeorge|
|Grape Varietals||Bordeaux Blend|