Cuvée Prestige

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.

Production: 3600 bottles.