Technical sheet - AD FRANCOS Red

Area: 6 hectares
Fermentation: alcoholic and malolactic in thermoregulated stainless steel vats
Aging: between 12 and 18 months, 1/3 new wood, 1/3 1 year old wood, 1/3 stainless steel vats,

Harvest date: between September 10 and 25

Soils: limestone clay
Grape variety: 100% Merlot
Density: 6,600 plants/ha
Yield: 35 hl/ha
Average age of vines: 25 years
Leaf removal: two sides
Green harvest
Harvest: manual
Double sort

Consulting oenologist: Julien Viaud, Michel Rolland & Associés
Production: between 15,000 and 30,000 bottles depending on the vintage
Culture & Cellar Manager: Remy Carrière
Owners: Mr & Mrs Brochard-Jiang