A stronghold for the emperor Charlemagne, who built a fortress here, the hillsides of Fronsac seem perfectly adapted to growing the highest-quality grape varieties.
Maria-Josepha of Saxony
Even if the name of the property has nothing to do with the royal dauphine, as proved by an earlier transfer deed, it is still a nice story.
Owned by businessman Jean Halley since 2000, la Dauphine is now the 2nd largest Fronsac estate and its château has been restored to its original form.
The diverse range of soil types requires very precise working methods, never taking the easy option and with nothing left to chance. Never have experience and expertise been put to such good use.
Château de La Dauphine announces the taking-over of its activities by the Labrune family, thereby enabling a continuation of the efforts undertaken these past fifteen years by its previous owners, the Halley family.
Château de La Dauphine
Our wines are particularly prized for the freshness of their tannins and for their vigour. The silky, creamy texture also contributes to their success.
SCEA Château de La Dauphine - Rue Poitevine, 33126 Fronsac - +33 (0)5 57 74 06 61 - Legal information