Château du Gazin – Canon Fronsac

    AOC CANON FRONSAC

    An intense carmine red, this wine will present a nose of red fruits and black currant mixed with spicy notes. The mouth is fresh and intense, with soft tannins. A great success.

    ESTATE

    The Château du Gazin is part of the wines of the right bank of Bordeaux. Close to the prestigious vineyards of Pomerol and Saint Emilion (5 Kms). The winery produces 140 000 bottles per year. It is the largest property of Canon Fronsac appellation.

    SITE

    All the vines are located all around the estate. The village is Saint Michel de Fronsac.

    GRAPE VARIETY

    85 % Merlot / 5% Cabernet Sauvignon / 5% Cabernet Franc / 5% MalbecFranc.

    SOIL

    Clay and limestone / Sandy-clay.

    GROWING METHOD

    Sustainable viticulture with no synthetic herbicides or pesticides.

    SURFACE AREA

    30 hectares in total. 24 hectares in Canon Fronsac and 6 hectares in Fronsac.

    DENSITY

    7000 vines / hectares.

    VINIFICATION

    Hand harvested and hand sorted. 100% de-stemmed and vertically pressed. Vinification for 3 weeks in stainless steel tanks. Natural yeasts.

    AGEING

    100% in French oak barrels  (20% new oak). No filtration

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