The Château Gazin vineyard
Château GAZIN’s vineyard covers an area of 26 hectares, in a single holding, on the upper terrace of the Pomerol terroir.
The terroir at Château Gazin consists of Gunzian gravel on the surface and a subsoil of blue and green clay with iron oxides (iron residues).
As is characteristic of great terroirs, these clays (smectites) ensure that the vines have a reasonably stable supply of water.
Château GAZIN’s terroir essentially consists of the clay-gravel subsoil of the Pomerol plateau.
The terroir of Château Gazin
is composed of Günzian gravels and includes, in the subsoil, blue and green clays including iron oxides (iron fats). These clays (smectites) allow a regular and moderate supply of the vine in water, characteristic of great terroirs. The clay-gravelly subsoil of the Pomerol plateau is the essence of the terroir of Château GAZIN.
The vineyard is composed of ...
The vineyard is planted with 90% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Cabernet Franc.
The average age of the vines is 35 years. The vines are planted with a density of 5,500 to 7,000 per hectare.
The vines are cultivated using traditional growing methods and an environmentally-friendly approach with ploughing, organic fertilizers, minimum use of pesticides (including mating disruption), and manual harvests.