Château Les Grands Chênes

Supplier/Importer: Tenzing Grand Cru Selections

Region: BordeauxFrance

Appellation: Médoc



The vineyard has been planted around an ancient fortress dating back from the 16th century, in the town of St Christoly du Medoc. The area became very dynamic thanks to the increasing business activities of the Port with foreign countries.

Appellation: Médoc Location : Saint-Christoly du Médoc Area under vines : 38 hectares Grape varieties planted : 70% Merlot, 29% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Cabernet Franc Age of the vines : 40 years Planting density : 7,500 vines per hectare Soil : gravels from the Garonne River Vineyard management: -Bordeaux pruning -Grass covering on each row -Sustainable methods -Thinning out of the leaves on both sides in July Winemaking : -Transfer into thermo-regulated and small stainless steel tank -Maceration for 28-30 days -Aging for 16 months Average yields : 45 hl per hectare Bottling :

Consulting enologist : Michel Rolland