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Chateau Pavie-750ML


Appellation : Saint Emilion Grand Cru

Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé A

Location : South-East of the town of Saint Emilion

Area under vine : 37 hectares

Grape varieties : 60% merlot, 22% cabernet franc, 18% cabernet sauvignon

Average age of the vines : 48 years

Château Pavie’s vineyard has a great diversity of soils  :
- the Saint Emilion limestone plateau located around 85 meters up from the Dordogne river, composed of clay-limestone soil on top of chalk with marine fossils.
-  “mid-hillside” land 55 meters above the Dordogne river and composed of a brown clay-limestone soil with a fine texture.

Growing Methods
Many plots have been replanted and the vine-training system raised to increase the leaf canopy. Pruning down to 6 buds for old vines and 2 for the young ones.
Leaf-stripping, grapes picked and sorted by hand.

The vinification is adapted to the potential of the harvest. 21 temperature-controlled wooden vats are used for vatting time of 38 days. Malolactic fermentation is done in barrels.

Using of 80% new oak and 20% one-wine barrels.

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