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News from the Château

HISTORY, EVENTS AND NEWS
16 August 2016

Honey Honey Honey !

Today we received our beekeeper to make the honey extraction of our two hives. Our lovely bees withstand brillantly asian hornet and diseases ! They produced up to 30 kilos this year. This honey will be available […]
21 July 2016

New Article about our summer meal

Follow Decanter’s tips and book your delicious meal at Château de La Dauphine (Best of Wine Tourism winner) for an authentic and great experience ! http://www.decanter.com/wine-travel/france/bordeaux-chateaux-restaurants-316148/    
13 June 2016

Flowering & Fruit Set

Thanks to a generous sun, the vine flower appeared around June the 6th.The stamens (male organ) and the pistils (female organ) are  out. The vine is hermaphrodite, it doesn’t need bees or birds, it will self-pollinate to form […]
7 April 2016

“En primeur” 2015

The “en primeurs”  started and here are the first ratings  for our vintage 2015 Neal Martin 91-93 The 2015 vintage La Dauphine is a blend of 90 % Merlot and 10 % Cabernet Franc. Having vexed about […]
22 March 2016

Start of the “primeur” campaign for La Dauphine

The “primeur” campaign 2015 starts now for La Dauphine, professionals are going to taste our wines at the dates and places following : Château La Grâce Fonrazade with Expression de Fronsac from Saturday, April 2 to Thursday, April 7 […]
21 March 2016

Evening in the Brasserie Bordelaise

Last thursday night, the Chateau team was in a special evening in the Brasserie Bordelaise dedicated to the “Women of wine“. The opportunity for us to let you (re) dicover our vintage 2011 !
17 March 2016

China Tour

Stéphanie Barousse, deputy CEO of Château de La Dauphine went in China to met our distributors. She went to Shanghai, Chengdu & Pekin with our importator.  You can find our wines at the The Peninsula Shanghai Palace or at the famous wine […]
26 January 2016

Happy new year !

The team of Château de La Dauphine wish you a happy new year !
1 December 2015

Acquisition of Château de La Dauphine by the Labrune family

Château de La Dauphine announces the taking-over of its activities by the Labrune family, thereby enabling a continuation of the efforts undertaken these past fifteen years by its previous owners, the Halley family. Château de La Dauphine […]
25 September 2015

Harvest 2015

This 2015 is perfect : volume, quality … Plus it will be our 1st ORGANIC vintage officially !    
18 September 2015

Harvest 2015

The harvest 2015 started yesterday at Château de La Dauphine In spite of the rain, about fifty people put on their boots and took their clippers with the smile to harvest the vineyard by hand and fill […]
12 August 2015

Summer 2015 at La Dauphine

Special time in the vineyard during summer : it is the véraison. The grapes turn black, full of sugar they will ripe until late September for harvest.2015 vintage should be great … even exceptional as 2005 or […]