Château La Fleur Pourret St Emilion Grand Cru 2016
Château la Fleur Pourret, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru is vineyard composed of 4.5 hectares of vines, located at 250 meters from the western entrance to the medieval city, on the limestone plateau.
The château was be acquired by the Manoncourt family in 2002 with the ambition to highlight this typical Saint Emilion’s terroir.
In that respect, the vines and the cellar are manage by the same team as the Château Figeac – First classified growth – and receive the same attention.
Here, the main requirements sought are the roundness and the fruitiness of the Merlot and the freshness of the Cabernet franc.
Appelation : Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Soil : Clay and limestone soils
Grape varieties : 54% Merlot, 40 % Cabernet Franc, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon
Area : 6000 vines/ha – grassed soil
Harvest : Mecanic
Vats : concrete – inox – epoxy
Traditional ageing : 15 to 18 month with 90% of one year barrels and 10% of new barrels.
Average production : 20 000 bottles/year
Ageing potential : 5 to 10 years
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