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Made from two separate parcels: the lower one with reddish soils, the higher with paler ones. Chênes is a windy site, giving freshness and precision to brighten and balance the rich fruit. The tannins are melting and elegant, and there is a sappy dark mineral core.
Average age of the vine : 60 % is 54 years old. 40 % is 34 years old.
Situation : The top of the slope. South/east.
Soil / Underground : Chalky-clay and rocky on the surface.
Cultivation : Ploughed. No weedkillers or chemical fertilizers used.
Ageing : 20 months in oak barrels. 50 % new oak.