37, cours Xavier Arnozan
33000 Bordeaux – France
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La Tour Cantinot



Designation AOC BLAYE Côtes de Bordeaux
Vineyard Size 3 hectares (approx 7.5 acres)
Soil type Gravel and sand over calcareous clay soil
Vine varieties 100% cabernet sauvignon
Planting density -
Average vine age 30 years
Vine growing conditions Natural grassing between the rows and mechanical weeding under the vines. Deleafing as well as clearing and thinning of the crop by hand. Minimum intervention cultivation for the protection of the environment
Pruning method Double Guyot
Grape harvesting By hand Sorting on automatic vibrating table
Vinification In 350 litre barrels and 30 hl wooden casks. Cold maceration over 5 – 8 days. Slow fermentation for 15 - 20 days. Punching down and pumping over with thermo regulated temperature control. Malolactic fermentation takes place in vats
Maturing Maturing over 24 months in 350 liters barrels and big wooden vats