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Château Laroque

The estate is located in the commune of Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes near the city Saint-Emilion in the area of the same name (Bordeaux). The château was contemporary and in style Louis XIV (1638-1715) is one of the most beautiful in 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. The estate has been managed by Bruno Sainson since 1982, who made major improvements in the vineyard and cellar. The well-known oenologist Michel is in an advisory capacity Rolland (* 1947) active. The establishment is classified as a "Grand Cru Classé", which was last confirmed in 2012. The vineyards cover a total of 58 hectares of vineyards planted with Merlot (87%), Cabernet Franc (11%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (2%). For the Grand Vin but only the best 27 hectares are used. The long-lived red wine is aged for 11 to 13 months in 40% new barriques. Around 50% of the production comes from the second wines "Les Tours de Laroque" and "Château Peymouton".

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