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CADILLAC
CÔTES DE BORDEAUX
1980*

Château
de
Haut-Coulon

Daring to be different
With less than four acres of grounds, Haut-Coulon is the smallest of the family properties. My father, Angel Castel was particularly fond of this chateau with its extraordinarily abundant terroir. The unique vineyard with its remarkable geological make up is a treasure of the appellation
Jean-Bernard Castel
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The inspiration behind Haut-Coulon wines comes from Bourgogne, using techniques such as punching down to achieve ever greater purity of flavour.

The density of the juices proves the technique works – they are almost as black as ink.

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Haut-Coulon’s soils are remarkably free-draining. With their seams of limestone and montmorillonite clay, they look like the layers of a millefeuille…
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The vineyard

  • Surface area : A pocket sized vineyard of only 3.86 hectares
  • Planting density : 7,200 vines per hectare
  • Soils : Free-draining limestone/clay slopes
  • Varietal mix : 60 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 20 % Petit Verdot
  • Accreditations : Terra Vitis accredited since 2012
* date of acquisition of the chateaux

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