Château d’Arsac


Château d’Arsac

1 allée du Comte
33460 Arsac

+33 5 56 58 83 90
+33 5 56 58 83 08

GPS coordinates
44.9860995928804 / -0.701580139672842
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Château d’Arsac

Official Vintage Selection
Sandy Gravely
Surface area
52 ha
Planting density
6 500 pieds/ha
45 hl/ha
Grape variety
67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot Noir
Age of the vines
20 years

Plots vinification : 3 to 4 weeks of maceration ; Temperature of fermentation : 26 to 30 °C (Temperature-controlled stainless steel vats)
80% in oak barrels : 12 months (33% of new barrels)

289 000 bottles
Sales and marketing
France, China
Languages spoken
French, English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian
Tasting Notes
16/20 - Jancis Robinson 3 étoiles - Decanter
Earthly, vegetal and green Cabernet fruit bouquet. Quite pretty, sweet, and aromatic fruit with a long elegant finish. A lean style. Drink 2011-2015.

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My first wine memory
A Sunday lunch where my grandfather made me discover the taste and the magic of the wine

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The history of the Château
Château d’ Arsac is one of the oldest in Médoc. During the “One hundred year war”, Arsac’s Lords made an alliance with King of England. During the French Revolution, the Château will be destroyed and rebuilt with its actual winery in 1830. At the end of 19th century, Château d’Arsac’s vineyard is the biggest in Médoc, but the phylloxera’ s crisis and the price-cutting of the wine encouraged the totally pulling-up of the vineyard by the owners, so it’s why Château d’ Arsac not integrated in the creation of Margaux AOC, in 1954. Since November 1995, with the owner’s tenacity, Château d’Arsac has recovered a part of its vineyard in Margaux AOC. Now, from September 2007, new Margaux AOC limits include about 54 ha on the 112 which contains Château d’Arsac Wineyard.

Food pairings for my wine
Red meat, sauce dishes, cheeses

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