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Château Laroque

The estate is located in the town of Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes near the town Saint-Emilion in the same area (Bordeaux). The château became contemporary and in style Louis XIV. (1638-1715) is one of the most beautiful of the area. At that time, the property (over 100 years in total) was owned by the Marquis de Rochefort-Lavie family. In 1935 it was owned by the Beaumartin family. Since 1982, the estate has been managed by Bruno Sainson, who made major improvements to Weingarten and Keller. In an advisory capacity, the well-known oenologist Michel Rolland (Born 1947). The farm is classified as "Grand Cru Classé", which was last confirmed in 2012. The vineyards cover a total of 58 hectares of vineyards, with the varieties Merlot (87%), Cabernet Franc (11%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (2%) are planted. For the Grand Vin but only the best 27 hectares are used. The long-lived red wine is aged 11 to 13 months in 40% new barrels. Around 50% of the production is accounted for by the second wines "Les Tours de Laroque" and "Château Peymouton".

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