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HISTORY, EVENTS AND NEWS
23 April 2019

A new chapter in Château de La Dauphine’s shared history with the Château de Versailles

The Château de Versailles officially reopened the Dauphin and Dauphine’s apartments on 15 April. These apartments on the ground floor were reserved for members of the royal family. Their current layout corresponds to the period when they […]
1 April 2019

En primeur 2018 tastings

To all wine professionals, Château de La Dauphine 2018 is available for en primeur tastings at the following places : From April 1st to April 3rd at Château Taillefer in Libourne with le Grand Cercle des Vins […]
21 March 2019

Spring in the vineyard

After the winter pruning, our team is doing some vineyard maintenance by changing wires and wood pickets. But in accordance to our philosophy, other type of works are adding to the classic ones. Our goal this year […]
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 […]
15 November 2018

In the vineyard during fall

Harvest 2018 are over for sure, but we still have busy time ahead. Indeed, we need to prepare the vines for vintage 2019. What are the next steps for our team ? First we need to protect […]
1 November 2018

La Dauphine in Mauritius

La Dauphine is a brand that you can find around the world, even in the beautiful island of Mauritius ! What at treat for us to be invited overseas to meet our potential clients. Tastings and diners […]
3 October 2018

2018 Harvests

So here we are, in the period when all our work and our hopes finally crystallize! 2018 was a roller-coaster ride for winegrowers: the weather during the first part of the growing season caused something of a […]
5 September 2018

Ethical, natural methods

Our organic and biodynamic philosophy opens up a whole world of new practices that enable us to continue to take care of our vineyard in the most natural way possible. For example, we are planting cereals (wheat, […]
2 August 2018

Ripening

  Ripening is happening in the vineyard : more sugar and less acidity in the grapes, red skins… Harvest are around the corner !                            […]