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Chateau Prieure-Lichine 2010

Red Wine

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Item# 1701-10

Technical data

Total surface area:77 ha (190 acres)
Surface area of vines:70 ha (173 acres)
Average age of the vines: 30 years
Soil type: Giinz gravel from the Garonne valley
De-leafing: One side of the row in July
Crop thinning: Light thinning
Harvest dates: Merlot : Sept. 30th to Oct. 12th Cab. Sauvignon : October 13th to 20th
Harvest reception: Crop brought to winery in small crates vibrating sorting tables manual sorting and optical-system sorting No crushing
Vatting period: 28 to 30 days
Yield whole estate: 37hl/ha
Yield first wine: 32 hi/ha
Vineyard grape varieties: Cab. Sauvignon: 50% Merlot: 45% Petit Verdot: 5%
Blend of 2010 Grand Vin: Cab. Sauvignon: 65% Merlot: 30% Petit Verdot: 5%
Ageing: 50% new oak barrels
50% second-fill oak barrels