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Vignobles Lapeyronie
France - Bordeaux

Château Lapeyronie is owned by Helene and Frederic Lapeyronie, who represent the fourth generation of winemakers in the family. Frederic is the vineyard manager & Helene is the winemaker. Helene also teaches viticulture and enology in Saint Émilion.

The estate, which belonged to Frederic's family, is located on a 2.5-hectare vineyard (6.2 acres) in Côtes de Castillon AOC. It is on a slope situated at 86 meters above sea level, with southern sun exposure. The soil is a mix of clay and limestone. The vineyard is planted to Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, with vines 40 years old on average. They also have 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres) in Côtes de Francs AOC, on a slope situated at 77 meters above sea level. The soil is a mix of clay and limestone, and those vines average 35 years old. The vineyard is farmed using culture raisonée method, guyot double, disbudding, thinning out of the leaves, and fertilization; the harvest is manual. Annual production Is around 2,200 cases.

Producer Details
Location
France
Wine Production Area
France - Bordeaux - Cotes de Bordeaux - Castillon AOC, Cotes de Bordeaux - Francs AOC
Owners
Helene and Frederic Lapeyronie
Winemaker
Helene Lapeyronie
Acreage
12 acres (5 hectares)
Grape Varietal(s)
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Age of Vines
40 years
Agricultural Practices
organic
Annual Production
2,200 (9-liter cases)