Château Tifayne - Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

A wine for pleasure.

All the brightness of Merlot.

​​Grape varieties :
    85 % Merlot
    15% Cabernet Sauvignon

Harvest : The grapes are harvested by machine, then sorted, destemmed, not crushed.

Vinification and aging: in small stainless steel tanks for 24 months.

Keeping time : 10 to 15 years.

Type of soil : clay-limestone, rocky subsoil, very thin soil.

Château Tifayne - Francs Côtes de Bordeaux

The delight of the Franks.

Subtil blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Grape varieties :
    55% Merlot
    40% Cabernet Sauvignon

      5% Cabernet Franc
Average age of the vines: 35 years

 

Harvest : The grapes are harvested by machine, then sorted, destemmed, not crushed.

Vinification and aging: in small stainless steel tanks for 24 months.

Keeping time : 10 to 15 years.

The soil remembers the sediments of the rivers and lakes from the region (the « Fronsadais molasses »)

Château Tifayne - Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

vinified in oak barrels

Alliance of the four grape varieties from Bordeaux

Grape varieties :
    70% Merlot
    25% Cabernet Sauvignon
    5% Cab Francs and Malbec
Average age of the vines: 35 years


Harvest : The grapes are harvested by machine, then sorted, destemmed, not crushed.


Ageing: in oak barrels (20 % new per year) 12 months followed by one year in vats.

Keeping time : 10 to 15 years.

Type of soil : clay limestone

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