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Château Haut Vieux Chêne

600 years old! That’s the age of the old oak planted on our land, to which the Château pays tribute. It’s there to remind us of the estate’s history. When my family bought it in 1879 the Chalet Régner, as it was formerly known, grew oak for timber. They replaced these with Ugni Blanc vines. I am the fourth generation of the Roy family on the estate, and perpetuate our expertise while diversifying. In 1994 I decided to change the name and restructure the vineyard: today, 80% of our 10 hectares are planted to Merlot.

The name of the Château pays tribute to the ancient oak tree growing on the estate.
Château Haut Vieux Chêne

Château Haut Vieux Chêne

Bordeaux Rouge

Technical informations

Location : Saint Aubin de Blaye
Vineyard surface : 10 hectares
Soils : Sandy
Blend of grape variety : 80 % Merlot, 10 % Cabernet Sauvignon and 10 % Cabernet Franc
Wine-making process :

Yeasting, pumping over and delestage adapted to suit the structure of the wine. Perfect control of temperatures. Three weeks’ fermentation. Aged in cement and stainless steel vats.

Tasting comments :

Clear and bright in colour. The nose is ripe, combining floral notes with fruit and fine minerality. In the mouth the attack is firm and fresh. The structure is pleasant and harmonious both as it develops and in the finish. A delightful wine.

Wine pairings :

Red meat with sauce.

Awards :

o Vintage 2016: Silver medal Concours Régional des Vins du Sud-Ouest (Castelsarrasin) 2017, Silver medal Challenge Millésime BIO 2017, Silver medal Frankfurt International Wine Trophy 2017
o Vintage 2017: Gold medal CWSA 2018, Gold medal Amphore 2018, Gold medal Expression des Vignerons Bio Nouvelle Aquitaine 2018, Gold medal Féminalise 2018, Gold medal Frankfurt 2018, Bronze medal International Wine Awards 2018, Bruxelles 2018 84/100
o Vintage 2018 : Gold medal Féminalise 2019, Gold medal Japan Awards 2019, Gold medal Amphore 2019, Silver medal Lyon 2019, Silver medal Elle A Table 2019, Silver medal CWWSC 2019, Silver medaml CWSA 2019

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