Chateau La Fleur 2014, St Emilion Grand Cru

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MAGNUMS

Original Wooden Case

THE ESTATE
 Area: 6,3 Ha (15.56 acres) Situation: northern plateau of Saint-Emilion Soil: mostly clay with some sandy surface deposits Grape varieties: 92% Merlot - 8% Cabernet Franc Age of vines: Merlot from 15 to 75 years (average 40 years), Cabernet Franc 45 years

VINEYARD MANAGEMENT
Pruning: double guyot and mixed Cultivation: rational surface tilling of the soil and cultivation of grass between the rows Management during vine growth: debudding, 2 leaf removal and thinning out operations
WINEMAKING PROCESS & AGEING

Winemaking: traditional, in concrete vats with temperature control

Ageing: 85% new barrels, 15% one-yearold barrels

Ageing period: 15 to 16 months ; depending plots

PRODUCTION IN 2014
Surface area harvested: 6,3 Ha (15.56 acres)

Grape varieties: 96% Merlot - 4% Cabernet Franc

Harvesting: by hand using trays, with selection of fruit in the vineyard and then again by optic sorting system

Harvest date: 15th and 16th October Yield: 25 HL/ha

Production: - Château La Fleur: 20,000 bottles (estimate

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