The Chateau Clarisse property stretches over 15.5 hectares (38 acres, or 13 126 square feet) of clay-limestone and clay-siliceous soil. The vineyard is made up of 80 % Merlots and 20 % Cabernet Francs. The vineyard is situated on a high plateau, at 80 meters altitude. The average age of the vines for our classic vintage is 25 to 30 years. Our ‘vieilles vignes’ vintage is made from vines averaging 65 years old.