The vineyard and terrain

The AOC Lussac Saint-Emilion (created by INAO in 1955) is situated 48 km from Bordeaux and 14 km from Libourne. It is composed if 1500 hectares of vineyards. In the middle lies the commune of Lussac, of which our Chateau is the standard bearer, standing on a limestone plateau, the best terrain. Lussac- from the Latin Lucius whose domain was named Lucanius – saw the first vines planted in the Gallo-Roman era. To see : a Druidic Landmark, the Gallic megalithic mound of Picampeau. Then, in the XVIII th century, Benedictine monks worked in the Lussac vineyard introduced their wines to the English court.


Surface area: 33 hectares
Type of soil: Limestone and clay and loam
Growth: 77% Merlot and 23% Cabernet Franc
Density of plantation: 5500 vines per hectare
Average of vines: 30 years
Management: Well considered, pruning double guyot, thinning and defoliation
Harvest: Mechanical

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