CHÂTEAU DE FRANCS
CÔTES DES FRANCS
Co-owned by Dominique Hébrard and Hubert de Bouard (owner of Château Angelus), this 27.5-hectare property is situated on one of the highest hillsides in the Gironde in the Côtes de Francs. The soil is clay-limestone, the vines’ average age is 30 years and the blend is 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. All harvesting is by hand, vinification is in temperature controlled stainless-steel vats and the wines are matured in barrique for 14 months (20% new).