Château d’Alix

Muriel BELLOC

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“Naturally Aliénor, I am the 3rd generation of wine-growers. In 2008, along with my husband, Jean Noel, who is also a wine-grower, we decided to
invest in Pessac-Léognan. We started with a “clean slate”, 21 hectares of woods in the AOC, now planted with vines. In 2012 we vinified our first vintage in a brand-new wine cellar. This birth, on an exceptional terroir, is already producing very beautiful results and even bigger hopes.”

The wines of Pessac-Léognan and particularly those of Château D’Alix, located on the deep gravely soil of the Graves region of France, are adorned with a ruby red robe and expressive nose, whose slightly woody notes mingle with red fruit aromas. On the palate, the supple attack is prolonged by fruity notes : cherry, stone fruits, and finishes on a balancing sweetness.

Vineyard surface area : 60 Hectares (16.5 of which are in Pessac-Léognan).
Terroir : Gravely
Grapes varieties :
50% Cabernet Sauvignon
50% Merlot
Age of vines : 5 years old
Vineyard management : Traditional
Density : 7,400 vines per hectare
Harvesting : Both manual and mechanical
Vinification : Fermentation in stainless steel, thermoregulated vats (28°C) followed by a maceration lasting 3 to 4 weeks
Ageing : in oak barrels for 12 months
Average annual production : 80,000 bottles

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