The wines of Saint-Georges Côte Pavie have always been renowned for their elegance, their finesse and their ability to age.
Saint-Georges Côte Pavie is an exceptional property for the quality of its terroir on the ideal location of the famous hillside of Pavie.
Area: 5 hectares
Location: 5 ha on the hillside of Pavie, .
Planting density: 5000 to 6000 vines/ha.
Rootstocks: Fercal, 420A, 41B, Riparia and 3309C
Grape varieties: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc.
Average age of the vineyard: 25 years
Cultivation: Plowing and traditional ways. Grass cover.
Harvest reception: Destemming and densimetric sorting
Press: Hydraulic vertical.
Fermentation: In thermo-regulated concrete vats.
Maceration: 3 to 4 weeks.
Malolactic fermentation: In barrels (30% new barrels).
Blending: Selection and blending of batches in March.
Second wine: Côte Madeleine.
Ageing: 18 to 20 months in barrels in an air-conditioned cellar.
Racking every 3 months.
Bottling: At the château, approximately 20 months after harvest.