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Château Pavie-Macquin

The estate is located 1.5 kilometers southeast of the city Saint-Emilion in the same area (Bordeaux). It was owned by Albert Macquin until the end of the 19th century. The first name part Pavie is derived from the French name for vineyard peach. Macquin had joined the finishing of vines in the fight against the phylloxera acquired great merit. Today the estate is owned directly by the Corre-Macquin family. It is headed by Nicolas Thienpont. The vineyards cover over 15 hectares and are planted with Merlot (75%), Cabernet Franc (20%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (5%). They will follow the rules of Biodynamic viticulture farmed. The estate, formerly classified as "Grand Cru Classé", was upgraded to "Premier Grand Cru Classé B" in 2006. The long-lived red wine is aged in two thirds new oak barrels. The second wine is called "Les Chênes de Macquin".

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