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Château Labégorce

The estate is located in the municipality of Castelnau-de-Médoc in the area Margaux in the Médoc (Bordeaux). In the Bordeaux Classification according to the old system that was no longer valid, it was last classified in 2003 as "Cru Bourgeois Supérieur". The origin of the estate dates back to the 14th century. In the case of a division after the French Revolution, those are in the neighborhood Château Labégorce-Zédé and L'Abbé de Gorsse de Gorsse, as well as the objective estate. The mansion in the style of Louis XVI. was completed in 1821. In 1865, the estate was acquired by Fortuné Beaucourt, a mayor of Margaux. After several changes of ownership, it finally became the property of the industrialist Hubert Perrodo (+2006) in 1989. The vineyards cover 30 hectares of vineyards, with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (50%), Merlot (45%), Cabernet Franc (3%) and Petit Verdot (2%) are planted. The long-lived red wine is aged for 12 to 15 months in one-third new oak barrels. The second wine is called "Château Tour de Laroze". From a four-hectare non-AC Margaux vineyards, the red wine "La Mouline de Labégorce" is produced, which is marketed under the AC Haut-Mèdoc.

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