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Located between three prestigious first growths in the Pessac-Léognan wine appellation in Bordeaux , Le Sartre draws on a long wine making history dating back to the 19th century. Revived in the late seventies by the Perrin family, owners of Château Carbonnieux , the 90 acres estate has beenmanaged since 2005 by a team consisting of Marie-José Leriche, the late Antony Perrin’s sister, her husband René and winemaker David Château. David trained with Christophe Roumier (manager and winemaker of the Domaine Georges Roumier in Chambolle-Musigny) and Isabelle Dutartre (consultant oenologist with De Ponte Cellars, Willamette Valley, Oregon). The plantings include 20 acres of Sauvignon Blanc, 4. acres of Semillion Blanc, 28.9 acres Cab Sauvignon, 3.2 acres of Cabernet-Franc, 31.4 acres of Merlot. The average age of the vines is 21 years for the red, and 19 years for the white varieties. Red wines receive12 month ageing in cask, while white wines are left 9 months in cask with frequent bâtonnage.