`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.
Château La Dauphine – Château de Versailles
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.
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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.
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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

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Our News

25 March 2021

Château de La Dauphine – En Primeur 2020 ORGANIC

2020 was a vintage of contrasts – By David Pernet SOVIVINSThe year began with a historically rainy winter followed by an almost tropical spring. These conditions meant that protection of the vines against mildew and soil management […]
5 January 2021

2021

Our best wishes for this new year !
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 […]