||5% Cabernet Franc, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot
||Towns of Blaignan, Ordonnac and Prignac in the Medoc region. Altitude: 30 m a.s.l
||Oceanic. Mild and humid Winter and Spring, warm and dry in Summer and Autumn.
|Composition of the land
||Stony gravel and limestone-clay.
||Hand selection on the vines before picking. Tipical periods of harvest: 6 October for the Merlot, 10 October for the Cabernet-Franc, 12 October for the Cabernet Sauvignon.
||Elimination of excess buds; leaf stripping as needed.
||Maceration period: 15-25 days, depending on the year, the variety, and the age of the vines.
||Aged in oak barrels (50% new, 50% one year old) for 12 months.
||Price La Cardonne Medoc 1997 € 25.62