Château Haut Myles Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2014 Château Haut Myles Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2014 Château Haut Myles Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2014 Download PDF

Specifications
Winery Château d'Escurac-Medoc
Varieties60% Merlot / 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Farming PracticesLutte Raisonnée
Soilsclay limestone
Trellis systemdouble Guyot
Hectares/Acres8
Altitude30m
ExposureMultiple
Harvest Techniquemechanical
Year Vines Were Planted1989
Yeastambient
Fermentationused oak
Malolacticfull
Maturation12 months
Sulfuryes
Filterno
FiningEgg white
Alcohol14.0%
Item NoFR9324-14
Size750ML
Bottle Case12
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Medoc
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Château Haut Myles Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2014
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With an 11th century chapel on its property, Chateau d'Escurac has been a notable producer since its wines were first mentioned as "amongst the Medoc fifth growths" in 1839. Passing through a variety of owners until it reached the Landureau family in 1934, the property is currently owned and attended to by Jean-Marc, the grandson of the original Landureau, who also owns Chateau Haut Myles, a second estate that sits down the road.

In 1989, Jean-Marc went to live on the 23ha property and put all of his energy into renovating the vineyard.  With plots that are grassed by natural growth or seeding, Landureau practices sustainable farming techniques that yield 40-50hl per hectare.

In 1990, he made his first vintage, while simultaneously working to improve the vines that he had inherited.  Obsessed with embracing new techniques to further his progress, Landureau was rewarded in 1996 when Chateau d'Escurac was awarded the 15th Crus Bourgeois Cup, ahead of some of the most illustrious growths in the category.