2010 Chateau de la Vieille Tour - Blanc
Christian and Philippe Boissonneau - Bordeaux Superieur - 80 acres
This property is situated outside thevillageofSt. Michel de Lapujadewhich lies at the southern extreme of the Entre Deux Mers region. Lapujade translates as the hillside and the vineyard is in a bucolic setting of rolling hills and contains soils of chalky clay and boulbenes ( an old and fragile decarbonized chalky clay ). The Boissonneau family has owned the property since 1839.
The white wine is made from a blend of 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Sauvignon Gris 35% Semillon and 10% Muscadelle. The sauvignons and muscadelle undergo a maceration pelliculaire and all components are aged sur lie until bottling.