Wine “Château de Mazelières”
Nestled in the heart of the vineyards of Buzet on the edge of the land of Armagnac, the Castle Mazelières offers one of the Buzet region’s finest wines. From a subtle blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, planted on the best clay-limestone slopes, it has already been rewarded for its perfect balance and aromatic richness.
The vineyard covers an area of 14,6 hectares :
- . 5,6 hectares around the castle, with 8-year old grapevine on average. Ground is mostly “boulbène”, meaning a clay, acid and loamy soil
- . 8,4 hectares are set up on the top of the Montagnac, a short distance from Nérac, with 38-year old grapevine on average.
The split of vine type in the whole vineyard is : Cabernet Sauvignon 21%, Cabernet Franc 21%, Merlot 58% Its medium-bodied flavor meets supple tannins, bringing a wonderful roundness. It has received the Silver Medal at the competition of the Wine Exhibition of Macon, for its 2004 vintage. In 2007, it has received a Gold Medal at the General Agricultural Competition in Paris.