About the wine
25 years average age. Clay/ chalk soils. Meticulously sourced from 10 hectares in the north of the Entre-Deux-Mers. Machine harvest. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. 21 days fermentation at 10-18°C. 3 months on lees in stainless steel. Light bâtonnage. Fining and light filtration before bottling in February following the vintage.
About the producer
The Thienpont heritage is impressive: Vieux Château Certan and Le Pin in Pomerol, Puygueraud, Lauriol and Les Charmes Godard in the Côtes de Bordeaux. In 2001, François Thienpont set out to create a family of wines that expressed the truth of the terroir and ‘Terra Burdigala’ was born. Wines were to be produced with absolute respect for the soil and the environment. From vine to bottling, all aspects of the creation of each wine were to be fully within the control of François and his team. Each wine hails from meticulously selected vineyards and each parcel of vines is tended individually. Natural yeasts are welcome; chemical fertilisers are banned! The end results are wines of authenticity and great value.