Grand cru in Bordeaux - Fronsac

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

Fronsac

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.
Maria Josepha of Saxony

WHEN THE DAUPHINE OF FRANCE VISITED... LA DAUPHINE
Louis XVI’s mother, Mary Josepha gave her title of La Dauphine to the property in memory of her stay at the château in the 18th century
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

4 October 2018

2018 Harvests

So here we are, in the period when all our work and our hopes finally crystallize! 2018 was a roller-coaster ride for winegrowers: the weather during the first part of the growing season caused something of a […]
18 September 2018

Ethical, natural methods

Our organic and biodynamic philosophy opens up a whole world of new practices that enable us to continue to take care of our vineyard in the most natural way possible. For example, we are planting cereals (wheat, […]
28 August 2018

EMS & HEV certification

In addition to taking an environmentally-friendly, ethical approach to vineyard management with organic and biodynamic methods, we wanted to go further with a broader level of commitment. Château de La Dauphine thus became an officially certified member […]
2 August 2018

Ripening

  Ripening is happening in the vineyard : more sugar and less acidity in the grapes, red skins… Harvest are around the corner !                            […]

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