Château de La Dauphine

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 […]
5 June 2017

Blossoming

Despite the harsh frost that touched Bordeaux (and France) last month, we are lucky at La Dauphine with “only” 20% of loss. We are protected from natural disasters, as frost or hail, thanks to the river Dordogne […]
12 May 2017

La Dauphine on the West Coast of the US

After New York, La Dauphine flew to California in order to meet journalists and potential customers/distributors. It started in San Francisco with a presentation of Château de La Dauphine with different vintages during 2 masterclasses : one […]
10 April 2017

En primeurs 2016

Comments and reviews for our 2016 vintage en primeurs/futures (April 2017). Neal MARTIN 89-91 The 2016 la Dauphine, from the Famille Labrune, has a lifted and quite floral, almost Margaux-like bouquet that opens beautifully in the glass. […]
25 March 2017

Something different for ageing…

Our 2 key words at Château de La Dauphine : quality and elegance, that is why a clay amphora TAVA is now present in the cellar. Hand-made with clay from Italy, this amphora can contain 750L. The pores […]