Les Vignobles Capdemourlin,
a family’s passion for wine-making over the centuries.”

- Jacques Capdemourlin

CHATEAU BALESTARD LA TONNELLE

SAINT-EMILION GREAT CLASSIFIED GROWTH




THE VINEYARD

When created : 15th century
Area under vine : 10.6 hectares ( 26.5 acres )
Terroir : Limestone-clay plateau
Varietals : 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Average vine age : 33 years old

Viticulture :
- Parcels determined by GPS images
- All parcels of the vineyard are identified
- Soil aerated in middle of rows
- Double Guyot pruning
- Reasoned vine growing

Harvest : Manual, with small perforated crates.

WINEMAKING

Tanks : 50% cement epoxy-lined, thermo-regulated, 50% stainless steel
Fermentation : Minimum 3 weeks, according to the vintage
Barrels : 50% new oak, 50% one year, malolactic fermentation in new barrels.
Aged in barrels : 15 to 18 months

Average annual production : 55,000 bottles

Consulting enologist : Michel ROLLAND
Enology lab : Laboratoire ROLLAND







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VIGNOBLES CAPDEMOURLIN - 33330 Saint-Emilion - Tel : (+33)0 5 57 74 62 06 - Fax : (+33)0 5 57 74 59 34 - info@vignoblescapdemourlin.com