News – Château de la Dauphine



News from the Château

HISTORY, EVENTS AND NEWS
21 June 2018

Enjoy your summer at La Dauphine !

Summer is finally here and you decided to explore Bordeaux region and its gorgeous châteaux  ? Here at Château de La Dauphine we offer plenty of different experiences to live with your family or friends for great […]
15 June 2018

In the vineyard

After heavy rains and even hail for some part of Bordeaux (but not in Fronsac) during spring, the sun is back, finally ! Flowering, always tricky and delicate, went pretty well, grapes are now forming on the […]
8 February 2018

Wine Spectator – James Molesworth

What a great day with this new score for Château de La Dauphine 2014 !
9 January 2018

Turnover in the cellar

It’s been now 12 months that 2016 vintage is ageing in our cellar. Ageing in barrels will help the wine to evolve by bringing more stucture with the wood tannins. Many aromas will also appear in the wine […]
4 January 2018

2018

  All the team wishes you the very best for 2018 !  
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 !  
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 […]