Virginie de Valandraud

Virginie de Valandraud was created in 1992. Virginie is the first name of Jean-Luc and Murielle’s daughter.
Since the extension of the vineyard from the vintage 1997, Virginie de Valandraud has its own identity. The vines come from the same plots and the wine making is treated with the same care as Château Valandraud.
Because of the constant excellency of the wine’s quality, Virginie de Valandraud is often considered to be the second wine of Chateau Valandraud, the first Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Emilion.

Soils: clayey limestone and gravel

Average age of the vines: 30 years

Grape varieties: 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Harvest: Manual with several sorting including Tribaie technology

Wine making: in thermoregulated stainless steel tanks

Ageing: 20 months in new oak barrels

Bottling date: 17 July 2018

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Grapes Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Country France
Region Bordeaux
District Saint-Émilion
Color Red
Alcohol 14.5%
Style Full bodied
Vintage 2016
Ratings/Awards WS: 91, JS: 94, Jeb Dunnuck: 94 pts
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