Château Haut Terrasson is named after Mr Terrasson, a famous Bordeaux lawyer of the 18th century. Most of the grapevines are planted on the steep slopes overlooking the Garonne River valley. These sunny hillsides produce powerful, hearty wines.
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A.O.C.: Bordeaux blanc moelleux
Vineyard surface area: 30 hectares
Terroir: Clayey-limestone slopes and gravelly plateau of the Entre-deux-Mers region
Grape varieties: 85% Sémillon and 15% Sauvignon
Average vine age: 20 years
Viticulture: The grapes are grown on partner properties, where we participate in caring for the vines and overseeing the vineyards’ health all year long.
Vinification: The grapes are harvested when ripe with a high sugar potential. During vinification, a portion of the sugars is transformed into alcohol, while the rest – called “residual sugars” and generally amounting to 34 grammes – remain in the wine.
Ageing: In stainless-steel tanks.
Tasting notes:A brilliant yellow in colour, with a light harmonious mouthfeel and aromas of white flowers, peach and apricot.A pleasant wine that’s easy to drink. Ideal for aperitifs, spicy cuisine and desserts.