The vineyard is located in the commune of Montussan in the Entre-Deux-Mers region, halfway between Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion. The Maulin family runs an estate of 49 hectares.
Grape varieties: - About 50% Merlot; - About 25% Cabernet Franc; - About 25% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Soil: The 35 years old vines are planted on a clay limestone soil, on a hillside, which gives the berries their maturity.
Vineyard area: 1,65 ha.
Vine yield: 50 hecto/hectare.
Appellation: Bordeaux Rosé.
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 done mechanically with a sorting on arrival and a control of the temperatures. Fermentations are done at low temperature and then the wine is aged on lees for several months. Rosé resulting for 50% from bleeding and 50% from pressing.