Our Soil
The Château de Hauterive covers an area of ​​20 hectares and extends over the second and third terraces of the Lot valley in Vire sur Lot, the most wine-growing commune of the appellation and renowned for the quality and notoriety of its wines .

Our vines are cultivated with a constant concern for the respect of the environment by practicing a reasoned culture.

The soils of various and complementary nature of clay-gravel and clayey-limestone type enjoy a favorable exposure.

Three cultural methods for a successful alliance between the terroir and the predominant grape variety:

The Mallec

-Engazonnage or grassing of our vine to limit the excesses of water.
-Manual thinning or harvesting in green to regulate yields.
-Elevation on the rising sun side to improve the maturation and health of the grapes.