37, cours Xavier Arnozan
33000 Bordeaux – France
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Château Haut Faugères

Designation Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
Vineyard Size 37 ha
Soil type limestone plateau (asteria limestone subsoil); limestone and clay slope (limestone soil on clay-limestone molasse)
Vine varieties 85 % Merlot, 10 % Cabernet Franc, 5 % Cabernet Sauvignon
Planting density 6,600 vinestocks/ha
Average vine age 20 years
Vine growing conditions cultivation of soil, debudding, thinning by hand
Pruning method double guyot pruning
Grape harvesting manual harvesting using trays and optical sorting
Vinification vats filled by gravity, cold prefermentary maceration, temperature-controlled wooden conical vats, slow vatting over a period of three weeks
Maturing -
Ageing 14 months in one wine barrels and two wines barrels, french oak, no fining