The Futures of the 2016 campaign are available, today we have a release from the Haut-Medoc and Moulis-en-Medoc appellations with Chateau Cantemerle and Chateau Maucillou:
Chateau Cantemerle – Haut-Medoc
The first traces of the property are from the 12th century, and more specifically 1147. The Lords of Cantemerle decided to make it their home. Classified as a 5th Growth in 1855, the chateau has a terroir consisting of fine and profound gravel from the Garonne in classic Medoc style. The vineyard has 91 hectares of vines planted: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.Our wines from Chateau Cantemerle
Chateau Maucaillou – Moulis-en-Medoc
Chateau Maucaillou is a cru bourgeois produced in the Moulis-en-Medoc appellation. Constructed by J. Petit-Laroche as a wedding gift for his wife in 1875, the house became the Chateau Maucaillou. J. Petit-Laroche quickly created a 1.5 hectare vineyard in Maucaillou and Caubet; thus Chateau Macaillou was brought into existence. The estate owes its name to the “bad stones” that prevented any grain farming during the Middle Ages. Taking over in 1929, the Dourthe family continued to perpetuate the know-how of Chateau Maucaillou and still produces great wines today. Some would argue that the bourgeois cru is approaching the same quality benchmark of Classified First Growths from the Medoc. The total area of the property today extend over 74 hectares: 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 41% Merlot, and 7% Petit Verdot. The soil is typical of the appellation, with soil composed of güntz and a clay-limestone sub-soil.Our wines from Chateau Maucaillou
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