Lacoste Borie
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Date of harvest
27th September to 13th October 2004

Blend
70% Cabernet Sauvignon - 26% Merlot - 4% Cabernet Franc

Total vineyard surface
90 hectares around the Château

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

Average age of the vines
38 years

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 (30% new barrels each vintage) for between 14 to 16 months depending on the vintage.

Owner
M. François-Xavier BORIE

Cellar Master
M. Philippe GOUZE

Vineyard Manager
M. Marc DUVOCELLE

Consultant oenologist
MM Jacques & 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