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Trebiac | Chateau Crabity

OWNER/COMMUNE
VIGNOBLES DE BUTLER / Portets 

BACKGROUND
Skilfully managed by Arnaud de Butler, Château de Trébiac lies on a gravel plateau at Portets, 35 km south of Bordeaux. Over the past five years, both the estate's vines and winery have been completely rehabilitated.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
29 years

GRAPE VARIETIES
80% merlot, 20% cabernet sauvignon.

TERROIR
Deep Garonne gravel.

WINEMAKING/MATURING
Integrated farming practices are used in the vineyard, with ploughing to maintain the soil, Médoc pruning method, shoot-thinning and suckering, manual leaf-culling at fruit set. 

For reds the harvest is destemmed, fermentation occurs in stainless steel or cement vats at 28°C-30°C, maceration 18 days. The wine is then aged for 3 months in French oak barrels and for 9 months in stainless steel vats. Fined using egg white. 

Available Wines

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