VINEYARD

 

 

The vineyards extend over 155 hectares and the estate is set in the centre of a triangle formed by 3 villages - Capestang, Maureilhan and Puisserguier. A team of 9 works all year round in the vineyards, at the winery and in the administrative and sales departments. Use of cutting-edge equipment and careful vineyard and winery management combine to produce healthy, top quality fruit.

Each grape variety is planted on the most propitious sites, taking aspect into account and favouring ultimate expression in the fruit.

 

There are 5 different types of soil:

  • Pure clay
  • Clay-limestone
  • Blue marl
  • Sandy, river-bank alluvial
  • Clay-limestone and gravel

For red and rosé wines, the main grapes varieties are:

 

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot
  • Petit Verdot
  • Syrah
  • Cinsault
  • Grenache Gris
  • Malbec
  • Marselan
  • Pinot Gris

For the white wines, the grapes varieties are:

 

  • Chardonnay
  • Sauvignon
  • Vermentino
  • Semillon
  • Viognier
  • Marsanne
  • Colombard
  • Muscat à petits grains

ARGILO CALCAIRE FORT

 

 

A strong clay-limestone soil is composed of clay, in which is in important proportion of limestone, either in the form of pebbles, or in intimate mixture. This favors the production of grapes with particularly high acidity, and is therefore very suitable for white grape varieties such as Vermentino.

ARGILE PURE

 

 

Brownish and slightly heavy soils. Gravely soils of alluvial origin can hide deep layers of more or less pure clays. The cabernet franc develop perfectly in these lands that are found mainly in Pomerol. In the glass ... The wines develop a certain power without losing anything in elegance.

 

MARNE BLEUE

 

 

The earth is gray, dotted with white stones often friable. A soil all lightness, the marl being nothing other than the association of limestone and clay. The most subtle grapes deliver the best of themselves. You will find there Syrah. The marl clay is there for the body, the limestone for finesse.

ARGILO CALCAIRE FAIBLE

 

 

An almost white land with, sometimes flush, brown clay. Extremely porous, filtering, it lets the water spin before retaining it in deeper layers to restore it to the vine. These lean soils appear to be richer and more balanced than we imagine. Chardonnay finds its element. Wines of great finesse that express the fruit specific to each grape variety.

ARGILO LIMONEUX

 

 

A rather oily earth, studded with white stones more or less hard. It is balanced soils mixing clay and its freshness with filtering properties of limestone. Soils that are perfect for Merlot. The wines are round without being fat, fine, and keep an intact fruit.

ARGILO CALCAIRE FORT

 

 

A strong clay-limestone soil is composed of clay, in which is in important proportion of limestone, either in the form of pebbles, or in intimate mixture. This favors the production of grapes with particularly high acidity, and is therefore very suitable for white grape varieties such as Vermentino.

ARGILE PURE

 

 

Brownish and slightly heavy soils. Gravely soils of alluvial origin can hide deep layers of more or less pure clays. The cabernet franc develop perfectly in these lands that are found mainly in Pomerol. In the glass ... The wines develop a certain power without losing anything in elegance.

MARNE BLEUE

 

 

The earth is gray, dotted with white stones often friable. A soil all lightness, the marl being nothing other than the association of limestone and clay. The most subtle grapes deliver the best of themselves. You will find there Syrah. The marl clay is there for the body, the limestone for finesse.

ARGILO CALCAIRE FAIBLE

 

 

An almost white land with, sometimes flush, brown clay. Extremely porous, filtering, it lets the water spin before retaining it in deeper layers to restore it to the vine. These lean soils appear to be richer and more balanced than we imagine. Chardonnay finds its element. Wines of great finesse that express the fruit specific to each grape variety.

ARGILO LIMONEUX

 

 

A rather oily earth, studded with white stones more or less hard. It is balanced soils mixing clay and its freshness with filtering properties of limestone. Soils that are perfect for Merlot. The wines are round without being fat, fine, and keep an intact fruit.