The second wine of Château La Gaffelière, Clos la Gaffelière stems from a 20-hectare vineyard that is planted on clayey slopes and foothills. This vineyard gives rise to fine Saint-Emilion wines.
Vinification and ageing
Following the harvest, the grapes are sorted according to their density. Vinification by plot in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. Alcoholic fermentation with pumping over. Malolactic fermentation in vats. Vatting time for 25 to 30 days. Aged in equal proportions in barrels (50% new) and vats.
Clos La Gaffelière 2021 is a blend of Merlot (85%) and Cabernet Franc (15%).