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

30 October 2017

New GOLD BEST OF award for Château de La Dauphine’s GREEN TOUR

Created in Bordeaux in 2002, the Best Of Wine Tourism awards recognise outstanding sites in wine tourism in seven different categories every year. For the 2018 edition, there were more than 90 entries. The award ceremony was […]
30 September 2017

HARVEST – PART II

While the last plot is harvested, the winemaking has already started. In the winery, we opted for indigenous yeasts for the entire harvest; in parallel we are experimenting with eight barrels, to compare the indigenous yeasts with […]
20 September 2017

Harvest – PART I

The 2017 harvests began early at Château de la Dauphine on 14 September, due to the exceptionally hot month of June. Having escaped serious damage in the frost at the end of April, the vines flourished, producing […]
12 September 2017

Tic Tac

Grappes are slowly ripening … Harvest is soon to be !  

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