Grand Vin de Graves
Clos Floridène is a 31 hectares estate mostly located on the calcareous plateau of Pujols sur Ciron, near Barsac, in the Graves appellation. A few plots are also located on the pebbly terraces of Illats.
Since 1982 Denis and Florence Dubourdieu have supervised the replanting of the vineyard. Its name evokes the first names of its founders: Denis and Florence Dubourdieu.
Soils: From a geological standpoint, the soil of Pujols sur Ciron where most of the vineyard is situated is much like the one of Barsac. The 17.3 hectares red vineyard has a high 72 % Cabernet Sauvignon ratio combined with 28 % Merlot. The plantation densities range between 5,500 plants (1.8 x 1m) and 7,140 (1.4 x 1m) plants per hectare.
White vineyard: The 22.7 hectare white vineyard is composed 56 % Sémillon, 43 % Sauvignon and 1 % Muscadelle. The plantation densities range between 5,500 plants (1.8 x 1m) and 7,140 (1.4 x 1m) plants per hectare.