Lacoste Borie
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Date of harvest
September, 25th to October, 9th 2014

Blend
67% Cabernet Sauvignon - 23% Merlot - 10% Cabernet Franc

Total vineyard surface
90 hectares around the Château

Vineyard surface under production
58 hectares in one block around the Château

Average age of the vines
38 years old

Soil - Terroir
Very deep coarse gravel

Vineyard grape varieties
75% Cabernet Sauvignon - 20% Merlot - 5% Cabernet Franc

Density of planting
10 000 pieds/hectare

Rootstock
Riparia gloire & 101.14

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

Harvest
Exclusively hand picked

Grape sorting
Two successive selections before and after de-stemming process

Vinification
A long period of maceration (about 3 weeks)

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

Owner
M. François-Xavier BORIE

Oenologist - R&D Director
Ms Christel SPINNER

Cellar Master
M. Philippe GOUZE

Vineyard Manager
M. Antonio FLORES

Consultant oenologist
M. Eric BOISSENOT

Public relation
Miss Emeline BORIE

Grand Cru
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste

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Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste

BP 82 - 33250 Pauillac

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Emeline Borie


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Domaines F-Xavier Borie SAS

Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste

BP 82 - 33250 Pauillac

N° SIRET: 40170997700011

Tel +33 5 56 59 06 66 - Fax +33 5 56 59 22 27

dfxb@domainesfxborie.com


Directeur de la publication et

responsable de la rédaction

Emeline Borie


Hébergeur

SA Vinium Informatique

3, rue des Corton

21420 Aloxe-Corton

contact@vinium.com

www.vinium.com


Crédits Photos

Serge Chapuis

www.chapuis-photo.com

Crédits Visites Virtuelles

Patrick Durand

www.patrickdurand.com