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News from the Château

HISTORY, EVENTS AND NEWS
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 !                            […]
18 July 2018

Our wines around the world

You are fond of our wines and you would love to enjoy them at home ? It can be possible ! Shipping is available for some countries in EUROPE, so maybe yours ? Check the list below. […]
12 July 2018

EMS & HEV certification

In addition to taking an environmentally-friendly, ethical approach to vineyard management with organic and biodynamic methods, we wanted to go further with a broader level of commitment. Château de La Dauphine thus became an officially certified member […]
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 […]