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Château Croizet-Bages

The winery is located in the municipality Pauillac or the area of ​​the same name in the Médoc (Bordeaux). In the 17th century it belonged to a large estate called "des Bages". End of the 18th century, the vineyards were acquired by the brothers Croizet and sold a few years later to Jean de Puytarac. Two years before the classification in 1855, the estate passed into the possession of the Calvé family, which led to a name change to Château Calvé Croizet-Bages. It kept this name until the year 1934. This year, Paul Quié acquired the property that has remained with this family until today. Today it is run by his son Jean-Michel Quié. The possession also counts Château Rauzan-Gassies (Margaux). In the Bordeaux Classification In 1855 the estate received the fifth rank (Cinquième Cru Classé). The vineyards cover 30 hectares and are planted with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (50%), Merlot (40%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The long-lived red wine is aged 12 to 18 months in 100% new oak barrels. The second wine is called "Enclos de Moncabon".

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