Château Respide-Médeville is situated on the summit of the first gravel hill north of Langon. The view over the Garonne valley and its vineyards is superb. The vineyard is spread out around the Château on a mosaic of terroirs: At the summit can be found large areas of deep gravel for the Cabernet Sauvignon with a plot of yellow clay in the slope. The Merlots are planted on gravel mixed with sand on a bed of clay.
Vineyard area: 3.5 ha
Soil: Deep gravel
Varietals: 50% Semillon, 48% Sauvignon Blanc, 2% Muscadelle
Grapes were hand-harvested then direct-pressed and fermented in stainless steel tank under temperature control. Aged 6 months in new oak.
No reviews found...