Château Le Crock
Saint-Estèphe Cru Bourgeois
Situation: Situated in Saint Estèphe between the classified growths of Château Cos d’Estournel and Château Montrose
Surface: 32 hectares
Soil: Gravels from the Garonne, with a clayey subsoil
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 55%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Petit Verdot 5%
Average age of vines: 40 years old
Harvest and Vinification: The grapes are picked up by hand in small baskets to ensure the quality of the harvest, and then are sorted out before getting into the winery. Vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats.
Ageing: Ageing in oak barrels (renewed by third every year) during 12 to 18 months. Fined with egg white.
Owner: CUVELIER Family
• Guide Bettane & Desseauve : 15,5/20
• Jancis Robinson : 16/20
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