The vineyard is located within the Commune of Montussan in the Entre-Deux-Mers region, halfway between Bordeaux, Libourne and Saint-Emilion, the Maulin family runs an estate of 49 hectares.
Grape variety: - About 70% Merlot; - About 10% Cabernet Sauvignon; - About 10% Cabernet Franc & Malbec.
Soil: The 35 years old vines are planted on a clay limestone and gravel soil, on a hillside, which gives the berries their maturity.
Vineyard area: 5 ha.
Vine yield: 35 hecto/hectare.
Appellation: Bordeaux Supérieur.
Vine-growing: The planting density is about 4500 plant per hectare, we work our soils mechanically and practice reasoned agriculture on the property since 1990. We do a short pruning in order to reduce our yields and obtain the best quality for our berries.
Winemaking:The harvest is conducted at optimal maturity then we use a sorting table in the cellar and carry out the vinification under controlled temperature according to the progress of the fermentation. We realize a long maceration of 10 weeks to produce colored wines oriented on the aromas. The wine is then aged in French oak barrel for a period of 40 months before bottling.