Eric Barrat, Vignobles Gagne et Barrat

Family property since four generations, Château Pont Les Moines is located at the north of Bordeaux, in the area of Blayais, and extends on the commune of Civrac de Blaye. Vineyard of a surface of 29 ha, on ground argilo-limestone, where the vines have an average age 15 years. Traditional planted grape varieties of this area (70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet-Sauvignon), which produces coloured wines, robust and rounds in mouth. The wine making is traditional, with long fermentings and a maturing out of ...



Michel et Françoise Gautey

The Gassies-Gautey vineyards are family work several generations of wine growers (3rd), producers of marvellous Bordeaux and pioneers among so much of others of this soil of l 'Entre-Deux-Mers whose world reputation is recognized. The whole of the vineyard is spread out over left bank of the Dordogne, distributed in zone of slopes argilo-limestones and plates of same nature, and contiguous with the river of a plain on the siliceous ground with melts of them the low register seams of the ...



SCEA Pontallier et Fils

Family property since the XVI ème century. Auberterie is a formation of the Early middle ages; the Pontallier family appears there in the texts since the delicate one of the XVI ème century. Old stronghold of Baronnie of Rivière in Duché de Fronsac, it joined Cubzagais starting from the French revolution. The buildings of estate go back to the XVIII and XIX ème century, the dwelling house was raised and finished in 1863. Marie Christine Pontallier are now helped by his children, Arnaud and ...



Thierry SCHOEPFER -Directeur Général

As its coat of arms, displayed over the entrance to its buildings testifies, during the 19th century this Château was home to the Compagnie du Soleil, one of the first insurance companies to cover fire risks. 
Founded by an Alsatian, Charles-Xavier Thomas, who also excelled himself by inventing the first industrial calculating machine, luck would have it that once again the Alsatian people took possession of the land to perpetuate the history of this beautiful estate. 
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Jean-François Moniot

The choice of the biological culture was obvious for this veterinary artisanal osteopath, creator and organizer of Foire Biologique and of Libourne since 1999. It launched out in the wine adventure in 2004 with 2.53 ha of vines, installed on two North-South slopes directed for the Merlots (70%) and East-West for the Cabernet-Sauvignons (30%). The pieces are different ages: 15.30 and 50 years. Manual and convivial grape harvest, sorting on feet and table at the entrance of wine storehouse, wine ...



Françoise et Hélène Lévêque

Thanks to the patient reconstruction work carried out by Françoise and Henri Lévêque over the last 40 years, Château de Chantegrive has become a superb vineyard with excellent soils composed of a mixture of pebbles and fine sand on a clay-limestone structure. The vines are over 30 years old and are mostly planted on south-facing terraces and hilltops which provide excellent exposure to the sun and good ventilation - ideal for making quality wines. Château Chantegrive is managed by a pleasant ...




35 km (22 miles) south of Bordeaux in the Graves appellation, Château Caillivet overlooks the Garonne valley. Its 7.5 hectares (18.5 acres) of red wine grapes and 4 hectares (10 acres) of white are rationally cultivated. The estate has won many awards including Gold Medals at the 2014 and 2015 Concours de Bordeaux for its 2011 and 2012 reds respectively. We would be delighted to welcome you for a tasting in a friendly family setting.

Here is tasty Graves rouge 2012 (60% Merlot, ...



Jérôme et Alain Cailley

The grounds of the Château Toulouze depended on a vast land unit, property of the Château de Vayres. This last built in XIIIème century with the site of a Gallo-Roman “oppidum” which prevails the Dordogne, was one of the residences of the king Henri IV. Property in its current form, 27 ha of only one holding, buildings and vineyard, corresponds to what remains of a vast domain wine and maturing of more than 70 ha, built with delicate of the XVIIIème century, following the French revolution and ...



Hélène Musso

For nearly 30 years, Serge PLAYA has undertaken his masterpiece: to restore an old property, already known in the 17th century, and give it back its prestigious past image. Actually the Château d’ESTEAU was already there when Pierre de BELLEYME, the king’s geographer, drew the first map of Médoc in 1766. Ever since, successions, urbanization and sadly wine crises have shrunk its area, but the main basis stays: 4 hectares of a soil where the garonnaise gravel prevails, grouped together around ...



Riffaud Père et Fils

At the 17th century, it was of good tone that a noble, notable or easy family has a winegrowing into of Bordeaux and makes there plant a vineyard. François de Chadirac creates his winegrowing with Vertheuil, it is famous for his Uranie novel and Lucidor, his son Jean, Conseiller with the marble table of Louis XV, succeeds to him after a tumultuous youth, and is withdrawn in Souley. The Castle knew a brilliant period at the XIXe century, because its planted vineyard of stocks centenaries and ...



Nicolas et François de Courcel

Property of Charles de Montesquieu in XVIIe century, Château Saint-Ahon was acquired by the count and the countess Bernard de Colbert in 1985, it is now their daughter and her husband, Francoise and Nicolas de Courcel, who took again the reins of this winegrowing of 31 ha (60% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 30% Merlot noir, 5% Cabernet franc and 5% Petit Verdot), in 2003. 
Very favorite for their Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois 2009, of beautiful robe crimson, with ripe tannins but quite as rich, ...



Marc Ducau

The 28-hectare vineyard lies around the Château and faces due south. The vines are very old, some as much as 40 years old, and are planted on clay-limestone soils on hillsides looking down onto the Garonne river. The vine varieties are classical for the appellation: 80% Semillon and 20% Sauvignon. The estate lies next to the magnificent Romanesque church of Loupiac dating from the XIIth century. The climate here is ideal for the growth of the Botrytis Cinéréa rot, with its morning mists and ...



Christiane Renon

Château La Galiane owes its name to Galian, an English general who commanded his troops here during their occupation of Aquitaine in the 15th century. This has been a family estate for several generations and has a surface area of 5 hectares planted with 45 % Merlot, 50 % Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot, a combination which gives that perfect, classical balance which is so typical of the Margaux appellation. The vineyard is planted on slopes with fine gravel soils. These wine-growers ...



Hugues Delayat

Officially appeared in 1893, it is into 1974 that Remi DELAYAT repurchased and rehabilitated this estate of 13 ha. After her disappearance, his Nicole wife, always continued this rehabilitation in the search of the quality and the respect of the soil. It is Hugues, their son today who, since 1997, continues this search in the respect of these values and these traditions, as attest our cultivation methods of them (strong body of plantation, ploughings exclusive of the grounds, fights reasoned ...



Thierry Kerdreux

This family property is directed by Sabine Coutreau, heiress of the knowledge and the patience of five generations of wine growers. Graces to constant and constant efforts towards quality, Château David was classified “Cru Bourgeois” in 1985. Since 1996, the exploitation increased, a new wine storehouse of wine making was built and the oldest buildings were entirely renovated.
That made a long time that I appreciate the wines of this winegrowing estate, and that is confirmed with this ...



Jean et François Bouquier

A winegrowing of 19 ha resulting from an exceptional siliceous low register soil and the gravelly clays strewn with hardcores calcareous (65% Sauvignon, 15% Sauvignon gray and 20% Sémillon for the white wines; 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet-Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet franc for the red wines). Manual grape harvest, maturing of the white 30% out of new barrels for 6 months on the lees delicate and 70% out of tanks on the lees also; red: wine of drop 80% of harvest out of barrels for 12 months and wine ...



Yannick et Andréa Le Menn

These likeable owners brood their vineyard whose vines are 35 years old. The type of vines Merlot (65%), Cabernet franc (25%) and Cabernet-Sauvignon (10%) are associated with this soil argilo-limestone and meticulous care (stripping, grapes sorted before picking off, long macerations, breeding out of barrels, of which 1/3 is renewed each year…).
One gives pleasure with their Puisseguin-Saint-Émilion 2010, of beautiful color, with the nose of characteristic red small fruits (currant, ...



Frans et Johan Roskam

Nicole Roskam-Brunot, after studies of right and regional saving at the university in Bordeaux, decided to devote herself entirely to her vineyard and to take the care most attentive with the wine making and the soil by taking care that the ground has all trace elements necessary to its prosperity. Today, Nicole Roskam-Brunot is helped of her sons. Frans deals of the technical part and part of marketing. It also manages in Haut-Médoc the Château La Lauzette Declercq (a Cru Bourgeois) and Johan ...



Pierre et Sandrine Meunier

This family property, exploited by the SCEA Meunier and son since 1988, belongs today to the GFA Meunier. It is the 5th generation which directs the winegrowing. The first pieces of this small vineyard were acquired around 1840, and are located on old sands west of village of Saint-Emilion, near Château Figeac and of Château Cheval Blanc. The grape harvest is done manually, after having determined the date of harvest by analyzes and tasting of bays. The grapes are transported to the vat in ...



Earl Appollot

Located to the north of Saint-Emilion, "Clos Trimoulet" is a family estate on which the ancestral skills have been handed down over five generations now. Guy Appollot and his two sons, Alain et Joël, have managed to preseve this heritage, whilst combining it with the most modern of techniques. The estate is divided into several plots of vines with clay and sandy soils which give the wine structure, longevity and finesse. The grapes are picked when they are perfectly ripe and undergo a long ...



Denis Corre-Macquin

The Château Macquin extends on a surface from 30 hectares planted to 80% from Merlots, 10% of Cabernets-sauvignon and 10% of Cabernets-francs. Its grounds are argilo-limestones and its remarkable soil by its exposure and its composition enabling him to produce wines more estimated often than much of grand crus of Saint-Emilion.
The vineyard counts 5500 vines to the hectare whose Middle Age varies from 15 to 60 years. It is enherbé in the middle of the row to decrease the production and ...



Grands Vignobles Loubrie

This property taken in tenant farming in 2000 and bought in 2010, is located at Fargues-de--Langon in the middle of 1st Crus Classés.
Beautiful Sauternes Château Valguy, resulting from a vineyard of 4.16 ha, marked by its very majority Sémillon (85%, 10% Sauvignon and 5% Muscadelle)… The gathering is done by sort successive in order to collect grapes reached by the noble rot and entirely crystallized, the maturing is done out of barrels of oak for 24 months.
The 2009 are ...