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Château Blagnac

Haut-Médoc

Château Blagnac is the second label of Chateau D’Hanteillan. Coming mainly from the parcels recently replanted, that is to say, young vines.

Graves / MerlotAromatic & Balanced
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

An immediate impression of freshness, completed by red fruits notes. The tannins, although light, are bringing a great structure. In this “Wine of pleasure”, the ageing process fades away as the fruity and generous aromatic expression of the Merlot is ravishing the palate.

  • Winegrower : Philippe Marchal
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 15 hectares / 37 ac
  • Location : Cissac-Médoc
  • Altitude : 15 meters / 49 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : Next to Saint-Estephe and to the Gironde River
  • Type of Soils : Saint-Estephe Limestone bedrock, white marl, clay, and Miocene epoc sands.
  • Grape Varieties : 65% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Age of Vineyard : 15 years old
  • Density of Planting : 8 500 stocks/hectares, 3 400 stocks/ac
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Château Lacombe Noaillac

Médoc, Cru Bourgeois

Built in 1834, the estate overlooks the Gironde estuary. It is less than 10 kilometers far from the Ocean and is one of the northernmost vineyards in the Médoc. It was purchased by Jean-Michel Lapalu in 1979.

Graves / MerlotComplex & Full Bodied
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

The style of Lacombe Noaillac is mainly dominated by a notion of pleasure. The palate is filled with fruity flavors, along with spice and cedar fragrances. The tasting is completed in a delightful way by herbaceous aromas.

  • Winegrower : Jean-Michel Lapalu
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 26 hectares / 64,2 ac
  • Location : Jau Dignac et Loirac
  • Altitude : 18 meters / 59 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : Closer to the Ocean and to the estuary. Stronger maritim influence.
  • Type of Soils : Gravels from the Garonne of th Quaternary epoc
  • Grape Varieties : 62% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot
  • Age of Vineyard : 30 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 5 500 stocks/hectare, 2 225 stocks/ac
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Château Grand Renom

Bordeaux Supérieur

The Bordeaux Supérieur vintage is made from a selection of the oldest Merlot vines on the estate and offers a marked difference with a much fuller, richer and generous character.

Clay / MerlotAromatic & Generous Other wines from Chateau
  • Château Grand Renom - Bordeaux
  • Château Grand Renom - Cuvée Les Chênes
  • Château Grand Renom - Bordeaux Blanc
  • Le Rosé de Grand Renom
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

Thanks to a great diversity of terroirs in the vineyards of Château Grand Renom, we can produce the three colors of wine. The red one is characterized by refreshing aromas of dark fruit (blackberries, black currant and cherries) with a delicate hint of mint, that are structured by supple and well-balanced tannins.

  • Winegrower : Benoit Coq
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 8 hectares / 19,8 ac
  • Location : Eynesse
  • Altitude : 80 meters / 262 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic with continental influence
  • NanoClimate : Slopes facing south-west on the shores of the Dordogne river
  • Type of Soils : Clay-limestone; Rate of clay > 20%. Limiting little deep soils.
  • Grape Varieties : 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet-Franc
  • Age of Vineyard : 25 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 4 000 stocks/hectare, 1 618 stocks/ac
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Château Tour de Capet

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Although the winery is at Chateau Capet-Guillier, the estate is very much a vineyard in its own right with its own identity and character. Its wine offers incredible finesse and wonderful balance on the palate, all underpinned by a subtle, yet complex aromatic structure.

Clay / MerlotRich & Elegant
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

Château Tour de Capet is an expression of a particular terroir : the bottom of the slope of Saint-Emilion. The finesse of the fruits and the velvety tannins are creating a great harmony in the wine. From the forest floors fragrances to the strawberry ones, going through delightful notes of cinnamon, its aromas awaken the senses.

  • Winegrower : Benoit Coq
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 11 hectares / 27 ac
  • Location : Saint-Hippolyte
  • Altitude : 50 meters / 164 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic with continental influence
  • NanoClimate : Foot of the hills - facing south / south, south-east.
  • Type of Soils : Sands and limons. Sandy draining soils.
  • Grape Varieties : 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet-Franc
  • Age of Vineyard : 18 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 6 200 stocks/hectares, 2 509 stocks/ac
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Château Capet-Guillier

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, In preparation

Belonging to the former noble lineage of the Capet family, the estate was a hunting lodge in the 17th century before becoming home to the communal bread oven of Saint-Hippolyte. Its vines, similar to a garden, cover the south slopes of Saint-Emilion, at the bottom of the Maurens valley.

Clay / MerlotRich & Elegant
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

The Château Capet Guillier is a wine characterized by a great delicacy, a perfect expression of the Merlot that grew on a limestone soil terroir. The wine is fresh and complex, a signature of the great wines from the south slope of Saint-Emilion. The aromas are layered with dark berries and fruits, sweet liquorice, bitter chocolate and tobacco. Delicate truffle notes are felt after few years of ageing in bottles.

  • Winegrower : Benoit Coq
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 4 hectares / 9,90 ac
  • Location : Saint-Hippolyte
  • Altitude : 60 meters / 197 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic with continental influence
  • NanoClimate : Slopes facing south. Earlier ripening.
  • Type of Soils : Clays coming from limestone - including montmorillonite clay; draining soils
  • Grape Varieties : 85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet-Franc
  • Age of Vineyard : 32 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 6 100 stocks/hectare 2 468 stocks/ac
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Château Fonpiqueyre

Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois
The Château Fonpiqueyre, Cru Bourgeois since the vintage 2011, is located in Saint-Sauveur, a village close to Pauillac. Vines are rooting deeply thanks to a filtering terroir of thin graves covering a limestone bedrock.
Graves / MerlotAromatic & Balanced
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance
A fruity palate and a supple body prevail. The wines of Château Fonpiqueyre can be consumed within few years following the bottling.  It can perfectly suit relaxed and convivial meals.
  • Winegrower : Jean-Michel Lapalu
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 15 hectares / 37 ac
  • Location : Saint-Sauveur
  • Altitude : 15 meters / 49 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : On the south-western side of Pauillac, next to forest.
  • Type of Soils : Sands and gravels over limestone plateau
  • Grape Varieties : 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot
  • Age of Vineyard : 20 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 8 500 stocks/hectares, 3 400 stocks/ac
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Château Leboscq

Médoc, Cru Bourgeois

“Leboscq” = the high point. The estate is built on a gravel outcrop rising to over 20 meters on the banks of the Gironde. Its location induces that the vines on the estate mature quickly and it is always one of the first to be harvested.

Graves / CabernetComplex & Full Bodied
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

Wines from Château Leboscq are oriented towards a traditional style, with a good freshness and strong fruity flavors. Aromas of forest fruits along with a great complexity combining harmoniously notes of cedar, leather and smoke.

  • Winegrower : Jean-Michel Lapalu
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 30 hectares / 12 ac
  • Location : Saint-Christoly
  • Altitude : 20 meters / 65,6 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : On the shores of Gironde river; stronger influence of the estuary
  • Type of Soils : Deep gravels overlooking the Gironde river
  • Grape Varieties : 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc
  • Age of Vineyard : 20 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 8 500 stocks/hectare (3 440 stocks/ac)
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Château Laborde

Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois

The wine’s neighbouring vineyard is Saint-Estephe from which it has borrowed a slight accent. The winery is installed in one of the wings of Chateau d’Hanteillan.

Graves / CabernetAromatic & Generous
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

Really close to Saint-Estèphe, the terroir of Château Laborde brings the wine a well-balanced and structured tannic style. The fruity flavor is dominant, more particularly aromas of plums and blackcurrants combined with spicy notes.

  • Winegrower : Philippe Marchal
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 12,5 hectares / 31 ac
  • Location : Cissac - Médoc
  • Altitude : 15 meters / 49 Ft
  • MicroClimate : Tempéré / Océanique
  • NanoClimate : Oceanic climate strengthen by the proximity of the estuary.
  • Type of Soils : Most gravels and clay, over Saint-Estephe limestone bedrock.
  • Grape Varieties : 50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Age of Vineyard : 72% 35 y.o. - 24% <20 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 67% 6 600 stocks/hectares (2 670 stocks/ac), 33% 8 000 stocks/hectares (3 237 stocks/ac)
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Château Liversan

Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois

Property of the Marquis de Latresne in the 18th century through whom the estate acquired a grand sense of nobility. It was acquired by Prince Guy de Polignac in 1984 and later by the Lapalu family in 1995.

Graves / MerlotAromatic & Balanced Other wines from Chateau
  • Cuvée Sophie de Liversan
  • Les Charmes de Liversan
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

With their aromas of refreshing red fruits (More particularly plums and blackcurrants), and spicy fragrances (Clove and cinnamon), wines from Château Liversan are characterized by a nice feminine touch.

  • Winegrower : Jean-Michel Lapalu
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 51 hectares / 126 ac
  • Location : Saint-Sauveur
  • Altitude : 13 meters / 42,65 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : Western side of Pauillac, next to forest, lesser impact of the Gironde River
  • Type of Soils : Thin gravels plateau over limestone bedrock
  • Grape Varieties : 50% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot
  • Age of Vineyard : 30 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 8 500 stocks/hectare, 3 440 stocks/ac
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Château Lieujean

Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois

Since the 19th century, the vineyard has been producing Médoc wines full of character, drawing their personality from the wonderful soils on the estate.

Graves / CabernetAromatic & Balanced
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

The wines of Château Lieujean are characterized by a well-balanced tannic structure; Main characteristic of the famous traditional Médoc style. An aromatic expression focused on the fruits and a light wood touch brings a nice harmony to the wine.

  • Winegrower : Jean-Michel Lapalu
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 40 hectares / 99 ac
  • Location : Saint-Sauveur
  • Altitude : 15 meters / 49 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : Western side of Pauillac, next to forest, lesser impact of the Gironde River
  • Type of Soils : Gravels, Clay & Sand
  • Grape Varieties : 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot
  • Age of Vineyard : 35 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 7 500 stocks/hectare, 3 035 stocks/ac
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Château D’Hanteillan

Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois

Surrounded by the Saint-Estephe and Pauillac appellations, the Château d’Hanteillan has a wonderful terroir. Working meticulously in the vines, and taking as few action as possible in the wine storehouse, we are looking to create a wine with an identity expressing this terroir.

Graves / CabernetAromatic & Generous
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

During the first years of ageing, the palate is dominated by fruity flavors (blackberries and blueberries). The richness of the wine is accentuated by supple tannins and is exalted by an aromatic complexity along with spicy notes, like clove and vanilla. Smoked and floral (dried rose petals) aromas are developing after few years in bottles.

  • Winegrower : Philippe Marchal
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 35 hectares / 86,5 ac
  • Location : Cissac - Médoc
  • Altitude : 15 meters / 49,2 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : Next to Saint-Estephe and to the Gironde River
  • Type of Soils : Saint-Estephe Limestone bedrock, white marl, clay, and Miocene epoc sands
  • Grape Varieties : 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
  • Age of Vineyard : 72% 35 y.o. - 24% <20 y.o.
  • Density of Planting : 67% 6 600 stocks/ha (2 670 stocks/ac), 33% 8 000 stocks/ha (3 237 stocks/ac)
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Château Patache d'Aux

Médoc, Cru Bourgeois
The Knights of Aux, descendants of the Counts of Armagnac, were the first owners of the estate in 1632. It was seized as national property in year IV of the Revolution and transformed into a coaching house. Such diligences were known as “Pataches” in the Médoc.
Clay / CabernetComplex & Full Bodied Other wines from Chateau
  • Cuvée Flora de Patache d'Aux
  • Les Chevaux de Patache d'Aux
Aromatic
Red Fruits
Candied Fruits
Evolution
Spicy
Vanilla-Flavoured
Toasted-Roasted
Complexity
Richness
Structure
Concentration
Balance

The old cabernet-sauvignons, rooted deeply in the limestone plateau of Bégadan are bringing a powerful and concentrated style to Patache d’Aux. The wines have delicate red fruits aromas such as strawberries, along with violets and raisins fragrances combined with notes of dried fruits and cedar. It is always amazing to notice their aromatic freshness and their solid structure after 10 or 15 years of ageing.

  • Winegrower : Jean-Michel Lapalu
  • Vineyard Surface Area : 70 hectares / 173 ac
  • Location : Bégadan - Nord Médoc
  • Altitude : 20 meters / 65,6 ft
  • MicroClimate : Temperate / Oceanic
  • NanoClimate : North Médoc, next to the ocean and to the Gironde river
  • Type of Soils : Layer of clay over segmented limestone bedrock
  • Grape Varieties : 60% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet-Franc, 3% Petit Verdot
  • Age of Vineyard : 42 years old
  • Density of Planting : 8 500 stocks/hectare, 3 440 stocks/acre
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