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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Bordeaux Blanc
60% Sémillon, 5% Muscadelle, 35% Sauvignon Blanc 45-48 years Clay & Limestone on fissured rock 13 ha
Graves Blanc
75% Sémillon, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Muscadelle 45-48 years Clay & Limestone on fissured rock 13 ha
Graves Blanc
“Les Fleurs de Graville”
50% Sauvignon Blanc, 50% Sémillon 45-60 yrs Clay & Limestone on fissured rock 1 ha
Sauternes
100% Botrytized Sémillon 45-48 years Clay & Limestone on fissured rock 6 ha
Sauternes "Cuvée Léon"
100% Botrytized Sémillon 45-48 years Clay & Limestone on fissured rock 6 ha
Sauternes "Cuvée André"
100% Botrytized Sémillon 45-48 years Clay & Limestone on fissured rock 6 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Château Ducasse Bordeaux Blanc :

• Harvested in September
• Vinification and aging in stainless steel for 6 months
• Total production: 8,500 cases
• Bottled unfiltered

Château Graville-Lacoste Graves Blanc :

• Cooler microclimate for the appellation
• Harvested in September
• Vinification and aging in stainless steel for 6 months
• Total production: 8,667 cases
• Bottled unfiltered

Graves Blanc “Les Fleurs de Graville”:

• Manual selection of the oldest vines in the vineyard
• Fermentation, batonnage, and aging in fine-grained Hermitage barrique
• Aged in new oak barrels for 8 months
• 8 barrels made: 4 barrels complete malolactic fermentation, 4 barrels do not. Final wine is a blend of all barrels.
• Bottled unfiltered

Château Roûmieu-Lacoste Sauternes:

• Harvested in October
• Fermented in stainless steel
• Aged in 225-L barrels from Bordelaise oak (70% new oak, 30% 1-year-old oak) for 12 months
• 156 g/L residual sugar

General Information

Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Appellation(s)
Sauternes
Producer
Hervé Dubourdieu
Founded
1890
Annual Production
1,667 cases
Farming
Haute Valeur Environnementale (certified)
Website
https://vignobles-hervedubourdieu.com/
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