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  • Château Haut Terrasson

Château Haut Terrasson

Bordeaux rouge

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.


A.O.C : Bordeaux rouge

District : Langoiran

Vineyard surface area : 13 hectares

Terroir : Clayey-gravelly slopes

Grape varieties : 65% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon

Average vine age : 20 years

Viticulture : Traditional Bordeaux-style vine training, with two canes and a flat arch. Controlled grassing-down of the vine rows or mechanical working of the soil, to improve the soils’ vitality and biodiversity. Manual “green pruning”, for a homogeneous distribution and proper aeration of the grape bunches. Mechanical grape harvesting.
Sustainable farming methods are applied to the entire vineyard, which enjoys Haute Valeur Environnementale (“High Environmental Value”) certification.

Vinification : Destemming, crushing and vatting. Cold pre-fermentation maceration during 72 hours, to delicately extract colour and fruitiness. Fermentation and maceration in stainless-steel, temperature-controlled tanks during 2 to 3 weeks.

Ageing : 6 months in French-oak barrels.

Tasting notes :
This Bordeaux with its smooth, delicate tannins offers lovely notes of ripe fruits and long-lasting aromas.

Medals & Awards:

2019 Vintage

  • Bronze Medal, Concours des Vins de Bordeaux 2020

2020 Vintage

  • 2 Stars, Guide Hachette des Vins 2023