Château LA TOUR DU PIN FIGEAC
 
Appellation St Emilion Grand Cru
 
HISTORY
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This vineyard was detached from the prestigious Figeac estate in 1876 and was acquired in 1923 by M. G. Bélivier who then transferred it to M. Giraud Lucien in 1972. Now, M. Giraud André looks after the Family Estate as Vineyard Manager and Cellar Master, with the help of his wife.

VINEYARD

Spread out over 11 hectares and benefiting from the St Emilion Grand Cru appellation.

GRAPE VARIETY

Fine grape varieties composed of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc. Average age of vines: 40 years.

VINIFICATION
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Following a perfect ripening, the harvest is undertaken by hand by local workers. A 3 to 4 week maceration is then performed, depending on the year, in order to draw out as much of the tannin as possible. The fermentations is carried out in traditional vats. The wine is aged for 2/3 years in oak casks and for 1/3 years in cement vats with 3-monthly rotation corresponding to racking. The vintage is assembled before bottling. The vinification is checked by M. Gilles Pauquet, oenologist.

THE WINE

The average annual production is 55 barrels, or approximately 64,000 bottles (5,300 12-bottle boxes). LA TOUR DU PIN FIGEAC wine is full-bodied, has a nice bouquet and lots of finesse.

MARKETING
LA TOUR DU PIN FIGEAC wine is sold to bulk order as well as private clients at the Castle and by correspondence.
   
For any demands of documentations or price, please contact Sylvie Giraud.
 
SARL ANDRE GIRAUD - Château Le Caillou
41, rue de Catusseau
33500 Pomerol
Tél. : 05 57 51 06 10 - Fax : 05 57 51 74 95
contact@vins-giraud-belivier.com

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