Introduction : Established in the 17th century, its origins go back to the Middle Ages. It is reputed to be one of the oldest wine estates in the commune of Léognan. The elegant mansion was built in 1660. A historic property in Pessac-Léognan, it has been noted in the renowned Féret guide in 1874 for the quality of its wines and its terroir, situated on a superb gravelly hilltop in Léognan.
The Bonnie family lives on the property and has been devotedly restoring it since 2006. Michel Rolland is the wine consultant for the property.
The 30 hectare property consists of: 22 hectares of AOC Pessac-Léognan vines in a single block surrounding by wild flowers growing on meadows, woods and hedgerows, harbouring a rich biodiversity.
Region : Bordeaux
Appellation : Pessac – Léognan
Grape Variety : 50% Cabernet-Sauvignon – 50% Merlot
Colour : Red
Agricultural practices : High Environmental Value – Sustainable
ABV : 13.50%
Ageing :15 months – Traditional in French oak barrels – New oak 40%
Tasting notes: “Fantastic aromas of dark berries, chocolate and minerals. Lavender, too. Medium body and ultra-fine tannins; this is polished and gorgeous. A triumph. Better than I remember.” James Suckling (Feb 2019).
Serving temperature : 16 °C
Food pairing : Lamb