In 1838 Henry Delaroze established a vineyard on one of the most ancient gravel beds of the Medoc. In 1986 Assurances Générales de France purchased the Estate, one of the largest of the Medoc by its surface area and total production; a well renowned property recognized the world over as a top quality Cru Bourgeois. 190 hectares of vineyards. Soil: Fine gravels, sandy gravels and clayish limestone soil. Average age of vines: 28 years old. 2016 final blend – 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot. Classic 3 week initial fermentation. Aged in oak barrels for 12-14 months.