` Grand cru in Bordeaux - Fronsac

Welcome to Château de La Dauphine, here you will find information about the property, its history, and the wines...


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AN HISTORIC FINE WINE REGION
A former fiefdom, Charlemagne built a fortress here; the hills are perfectly sculpted to accommodate the most noble grape varieties.
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La Dauphine & Versailles

WHEN LA DAUPHINE IS SERVED AT THE ROYAL COURT OF VERSAILLES
Strong relationships between Château de La Dauphine and Versailles Palace due to shared history
Château de La Dauphine

CHÂTEAU DE LA DAUPHINE
Château de La Dauphine’s wines are particularly appreciated for their fresh, vigorous tannins, and their silky, creamy texture.
Philosophy

A RIGOROUS APPROACH
The diverse soil types and their characteristics require meticulous care, with no room for approximations or easy choices. Every effort is made to ensure that the experience and expertise available to us is used as effectively as possible.

The Château’s videos

2016 looks like it’s going to be a good year: check out our video of the harvest!
The operation lasts three weeks for our 60 seasonal pickers who work their way through the 53 ha of vines

Our News

1 October 2020

La Dauphine’s amphorae

For several years, Château de La Dauphine has been experimenting with ageing wines in amphorae. Completely neutral, the amphorae make it possible to mature the wines giving a pure expression of the terroir and the grape variety. […]
28 September 2020

Red grape harvest 2020

The red grape harvest began on Monday, 14 September 2020 at Château de La Dauphine. We started with the Merlot and finished with the Cabernet Franc at the end of the month on our 53-hectare vineyard that […]
8 September 2020
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2020 white grape harvest

As August slowly came to an end, under a still blazing sun, La Dauphine’s team gathered in the early morning to pick the white grapes by hand for only the second time. The plot covers almost a […]
23 June 2020

Environmental charter

Château de La Dauphine has been committed to a very environmentally-friendly approach to winegrowing for some years. The process of conversion to organicagriculture was launched in 2012, with the first officially certified harvest in 2015, and another […]