Jun 16

Chateau du Parc, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru – purchased by Alain & Françoise Raynaud

Tag: Weingütersigi.hiss @ 18:23

Doctor Alain Raynaud and his wife Françoise have recently purchased Château du Parc a SaintEmilion Great Growth estate“ With this new investment they are increasing their involvement in the wine producing world to which they have an especially strong attachment“ President of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux from 1994 to 2000.
Alain Raynaud has now been at the head of the Cercle Rive Droite de Grands Vins de Bordeaux for the past ten years“ He is also a consultant to numerous wine estates in France in Bordeaux and in Banyuls as well as overseas in the United States in California and in Argentina“. Working together Françoise and Alain Raynaud coordinated the management of Château La Croix de Gay a familyowned estate in Pomerol and Château Quinault in SaintEmilion“

The 4″4 hectares of vines of Château du Parc lie upon sandygravelly soils to the south of the appellation and claylimestone soils to the north of the appellation“ The vineyard is planted with 5,6 Merlot and +,6 Cabernet Franc8 the vines are cultivated traditionally and grasseddown with de budding green harvests and harvests all done manually“ The harvested grapes are sorted before being destemmed“ The wine is made in concrete tanks equipped with temperature control“ Maturation is done is oak barrels 4,6 new and 4,6 having already contained one wine“ “Petit Parc” is the second wine of this estate“
Alain and Françoise Raynaud  4 avenue Carnot  33200 Bordeaux

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