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A
few statistics on
C
hâteau
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ayac
fe statistics on
hâteau
ayac
AOC Côtes de Bourg
Total area
.........................................................
35 ha
(86 acres)
Vineyard area
...............................................
30 ha
(74 acres)
Wine-store area
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2400 m
2
Red grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon
...........................
45%
Cabernet Franc
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5%
Traditional Merlots
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25%
‘Red Tail’ Merlot
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25%
Soil
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clay and limestone
Age of the vines
..........................................
from 10 to 60 years’ old
Harvesting
.........................................................
manual and mecanical
Ageing
vats or oak barrels
(15 to 25 months)
Average Production
180 000 bottles
(15.000 boxes)
Sales
Sold exclusively in bottles :
- 50% for export, mainly to Canada and Japan,
but also Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and now China
and Europe and the United States.
- 50% France (25% to individuals ; 25% to retailers)
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