This 22-hectare estate is situated just 2km north-east of the town of Blaye and has been in the same family since 1850. Pierre and Béatrice Ardoin are the current generation looking after the Château since 1990.
The Donissan de Citran family ruled this estate in the 13th century until 1832, when the last heir had to sell the estate to Mr. Clauzel. This rich, ambitious businessman defined the property’s boundaries and gave Château Citran prominence among the Médoc estates.
Château Le Rey is a continuous property of 12 hectares, situated on a clay-limestone terroir on the right bank of the Dordogne. It occupies a privileged position on the plateau of Sainte-Colombe, a little town east of Saint-Émilion. The town full of history, including the…
The wines from Ormes de Pez are powerful, yet characterised by their harmonious structure. They are indulgent and pleasurable, and combine a smooth, fleshy texture with the distinctive elegance of a Saint-Estèphe.
A beautiful Charter house nestled in the heart of a magnificent 3-hectare park, in the shadow of the bell tower of the old Roman church, Château Fourcas Hosten is situated in the centre of Listrac, a peaceful village in the eponymous appellation. In 1810, Mr. Hosten, who inherited the…
Domaine de l’A is owned by Stéphane and Christine Derenoncourt. The estate was founded in 1999. Their first purchase was small — the original vineyard was only 2.5 hectares. In time, two additional purchases helped Stéphane and Christine bring the estate to its current 10-hectare size.
"This is the superstar of the appellation. Chasse Spleen was one of six properties decreed a ‘Cru Bourgeois Exceptionel’ in 1932. The wine is full-bodied, firm and long-lasting, but with a richness and quality of tannins. There have been few, if any, disappointments in the last 25 years."