In 1962, this ancient vineyard, reduced to a few old and poorly tended vines, was completely restored with the greatest care by the present owner.
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.
Tour Sieujean is located on the western edge of the Pauillac appellation.
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 vineyards from his father, a lawyer in Bordeaux, ceded the vineyards to the Saint Affrique family who ...
"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."