Château Haut Bernones

Haute Valeur environnementale

Haut-Médoc AOC – Bordeaux – France

Located in the village of Cussac-Fort-Medoc, close to Saint-Julien, Chateau Haut-Bernones is a very beautiful 15-hectare vineyard whose origins go back more than 200 years.

The main building is neo-classical in style. It was built in 1782, and has belonged to the Ruton family since 1948.

Certified HVE3 as of the 2019 vintage.

Awards
2017 VINTAGE : 1* Guide Hachette 2021
2016 VINTAGE : Bronze Bordeaux 2019
2015 VINTAGE : 94 Tastings
2014 VINTAGE : 92 Tastings

Terroir

Gravel and clay-limestone.

Surface

15 hectares
Grape varieties
51 % Merlot
35 % Cabernet Sauvignon
14 % Petit Verdot
Servicing
Serving temperature: 17 / 18 °C
Decant 1 to 2 hours before serving
The wine is not treated, deposit is natural
Pairing
Meats : roasted beef, duck, games
Cheeses : Comté, brebis, sheddar
Technical
Yield : Between 40 and 50 hl/ha
Sorting grapes on the vine
Traditional vinification in thermo-regulated vats