Château de la Dauphine – Présentation de la propriété et de ses trois vins en AOC 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.
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

12 September 2017

Tic Tac

Grappes are slowly ripening … Harvest is soon to be !  
29 August 2017

A vineyard committed to sustainable practices

For several years now, Château de La Dauphine has demonstrated its respect for both nature and humankind with a variety of ethical and environmental initiatives. These fall into three broad categories: Environmentally-friendly practices: Encouragement of biodiversity Biological […]
17 August 2017

Bottling vintage 2015

After blending and fining, Château de La Dauphine 2015 is finally ready to be bottled this week. This is one of the greatest vintage of Bordeaux, by the quality and quantity and for us it is also […]
9 August 2017

Veraison

Now that the fruits are here, the grapes are slowly ripening. From green, they turn black and get full of sugar with less acidity. Tanins and aromas are also developing. When everything will be ready, we will […]

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