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Château Larcis Ducasse

Château Larcis Ducasse

Contact details

1, grottes d'arsis
33330 Saint Laurent des Combes Aquitaine FRANCE

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Team

  • Propriétaire Famille Gratiot-Attmane
  • Directeur Général Nicolas Thienpont
  • Technical Director David Suire
  • Oenologist David Suire
  • Marketting et communication Blandine Giambiasi

The vineyard

  • Cultivated surface (ha)
  • Total11
  • Red11
  • White
  • Soil
  • - 10 % plateau of clay-limestone on chalk. - 55 % terraces with southerly aspect with thin clay-silt soil on chalk. - 25 % clay-limestone of alluvial origin in the slope. - 10 % sandy clay at base of slope.
  • Barrel ageing
  • New harvest reception chain: 4 sorting tables; destemming but no crushing or pumping. Parcels vinified separately. Temperature controlled tanks. Extraction by pump-over and pushing-down. Malolactic fermentation in barrel (65 % new oak). Stirring of lees after malolactic fermentation. Reductive aging on lees: first racking after 6 to 10 months (before summer), second racking one year later before bottling.
  • Production (bottles)
  • Total30 000
  • Red 30 000
  • White
  • Red grape varieties
  • 78 % Merlot, 22% Caberbet Franc
  • White grape varieties

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