Lacoste Borie

Date of harvest

September, 21st to October, 5th 2018

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Blend

61% Cabernet Sauvignon - 31% Merlot - 8% Cabernet Franc

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Total vineyard surface

90 hectares around the Château

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Vineyard surface under production

58 hectares in one block around the Château

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Average age of the vines

38 years old

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Soil - Terroir

Very deep coarse gravel

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Vineyard grape varieties

75% Cabernet Sauvignon - 20% Merlot - 5% Cabernet Franc

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Density of planting

10 000 pieds/hectare

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Rootstock

Riparia gloire & 101.14

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Growing of the vines

Mechanical ploughing of the Soil Viticulture practices: Spraying kept to the absolute effective minimum.

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Harvest

Exclusively hand picked

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Grape sorting

Two successive selections before and after de-stemming process

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Vinification

A long period of maceration (about 3 weeks)

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Ageing

In French oak barrels (45% new barrels each vintage) for between 14 to 16 months depending on the vintage.

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Owner

M. François-Xavier BORIE

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Oenologist - R&D Director

Ms Christel SPINNER

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Cellar Master

M. Benoît ESTASSY

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Vineyard Manager

M. Antonio FLORES

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Consultant oenologist

M. Eric BOISSENOT

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Public relation

Miss Emeline BORIE

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