Château Pineraie

Bottled on the property
Raised in oak barrels

 

A.O.C. CAHORS ROUGE

 

GRAPE-VARIETY

85 % malbec, 15% Merlot

DENSITY

5000 vins stocks/ Hectare

AGE OF VINEARD

30 years

SURFACE

34 Hectares

SOIL

85 % Subsoil chalky composed of old alluvium.
15 % On limestone plateau with clay and marl

VITICULTURE

Sustained farming.
Traditional work of the ground.
Leaf plucking by hand.
Green harvesting.
Controlled yield of 40 HL/HA to optimize the quality of the grape harvest

YIELD

40 HL/HA

VATTING TIME

20 to 25 days depending on quality

TEMPERATURE OF FERMENTING

30 °C

TYPE OF TANKS

Temperature regulated stainless steel tanks

MATURING

12 months in oak casks, 20% new

VINIFICATION

Healthy, well ripened grapes harvested to ensure quality is maintained during high temperature maceration and long fermentation. Controlled extraction of all essential components ensures optimum maturation in oak barrels, 20% of which are new.

 

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