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Producer in a nutshell
The BARREAU vineyard is a family estate passed down from generation to generation since 1782. Our two Château, Haut-Garriga and Coutreau, are located in the wine-growing Entre-deux-Mers area, 10km away from St Emilion and 30 km from Bordeaux. Nowadays we manage 75 hectares of vines.
Grézillac, Bordeaux, France
How are the grapes grown?
Sustainable in the vineyard with HEV level 3 certification. Low intervention in the cellar with only sulphur for the Vin de France range of wine. 80 years old wines.
HEV level 3, Vegan
How is the wine made?
Skin contact maceration during 44 days, 9 months of ageing on lees. Natural yeast. Fermentation takes place in inox tanks, concrete vats used for ageing. No filtration, only fining by racking.
Interesting nose: apricot, capuchino + medical iodine. Citrus, yeast, lime zest. Long dry mineral finish. Balanced body.
Grilled vegetables and grilled pork.
13-16C. White wine/Universal glass.