The estate has been owned by the same family for 100 years, estate managers Marie José and Michel Pierre are actually the third generation. Their son Jean-Noel, currently in charge of the vineyards, will succeed them. Located in Barsac on a striated subsoil of sandy clay and limestone , under a sandy clay topsoil strewn with pebbles, the wine produced has a delicate aroma, mellow, classy, with exquisite finesse.
The vines are on average 50 years old and and produce first class vintages. They are sparsely planted to ensure soil quality is maintained. Prizes awarded by international vintners (Vinalies) and at different prestigious competitions in America, China, Hong Kong and Great Britain continue to add to the growing reputation of this great Cru Classé. Henri Boyer, expert wine advisor for the neighbouring Preignac region supervises the vinification process assisted by the Pierre family and by Jean-Marie Brousse, Cellar Master.
Owners: Marie-José and Michel Pierre
Manager : Marie José Pierre
Wine Expert : Henri Boyer
Cultivation/Vinification : Jean Marie Brousse and Jean-Noel Pierre
A.O.C Barsac - Sauternes
Soil : striated sand/clay/limestone subsoil, under sandy clay topsoil strewn with pebbles
Vines : Sémillon 97% , Sauvignon 3%
Area : 16 hectares
Average vine age : 50 ans
Planting density : 6,000 per hectare
Of special note : Grapes are harvested manually
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