Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix harvest
Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix harvest

Vineyard Overview

Located 35 km east of Bordeaux, the vineyard of Château de Sales is situated in the northwestern part of the Pomerol appellation. The château's vineyard has a surface area of over 200 acres, of which 117 acres are planted. 

The vines are an average of more than 30 years old. The grape varieties planted here are typical of this appellation: 70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc or Bouchet and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon.

The soils of Château de Sales are comprised of fine gravel and sand, with clay in some areas and an omnipresence of iron oxide, known as "crasse de fer."