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

6 February 2019

Scores for La Dauphine 2016

Last scores for Château de La Dauphine 2016 in bottle : Antonio Galloni : 91 points The 2016 La Dauphine is fabulous. Exotic, super-ripe and flamboyant to the core, the 2016 possesses tremendous depth and tons of […]
31 January 2019

In magazines

You will find La Dauphine in several magazines.
20 December 2018

Holidays annual closing

Château de La Dauphine will be closed for holidays from December 22nd until January 1st. We wish you to enjoy beautiful times for holidays, with fine wines of course ! We hope to continue to share our […]
5 December 2018

Do you know the malolactic fermentation ?

The malolactic fermentation, or “malo”, is a 2nd fermentation happening several weeks after harvest, the 1st fermentation being the alcoholic fermentation. This fermentation is given by anaerobic bacteria (they do not need oxygen to live) called Oenococcus […]

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