Chateau La Chapelle Maillard

Bordeaux

Château La Chapelle Maillard is located on the hillsides of the Dordogne on the tip of the Saint-Emilion appellation. The soil is a mix of Castillon clay and Saint-Emilion limestone. The vineyard has been certified organic since the 1980s, applying the absolute minimum treatments to the vines and vinifying the fruit with minimal intervention to preserve its natural strengths. Their wines are aged in barrels for twelve months.

Tasting Notes

Beautiful ruby color. Pleasant, fruity nose with notes of ripe fruit and good aromatic length. On the palate, there is plenty of substance, the wine has an attractive full-bodied character and a supple, velvety texture


Cultivation

The entire vineyard has had organic certification since the beginning of the 1980s. The vines are grown naturally, in accordance with the official organic specifications. The vineyard surrounds the ancient umbrella pine shown on the label.


Vinification

Traditional vinification, with treatments applied to the wines kept to a strict minimum so as to preserve the terroir's natural characteristics.


Aging

Aged in barrels for 12 months.

APPELLATION

Bordeaux

VARIETAL

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

ABV

13.5%

SOIL

Clay, limestone

PHILOSOPHY

Organic

AVERAGE AGE

25 years

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