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Château Capbern is a Saint-Estèphe cru located in the north-east of the appellation. Château Capbern is owned by Château Calon Ségur.
Château Capbern is a Saint-Estèphe wine that stems from 38 hectares of vines, 32 hectares of which are in production. The vines are on average 17 years old and are planted on sandy-gravelly and clayey-gravelly limestone soils.
Winemaking and ageing
Harvested by hand. First inspection of the grapes on the vine. Vibrating destemmer and manual sorting table. Vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel cylindrical vats. Vatting time is 18 to 21 days. Microbullage. The juice is co-inoculated with exogenous yeasts and bacteria in stainless steel vats at 25°C. The wine is aged for 18 months in barrels (60% new, 40% single-vineyard).
Château Capbern 2022 is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (53%), Merlot (44%), Petit Verdot (2%) and Cabernet Franc (1%).