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Chateau Pavie-Macquin

The winery is located 1.5 kilometers southeast of the city Saint-Emilion in the area of the same name (Bordeaux). It was owned by Albert Macquin until the end of the 19th century. The first part of the name Pavie is derived from the French term for vineyard peach. Macquin was at the finishing of vines fighting the phylloxera earned great merits. Today the estate is owned by the Corre-Macquin family. It is managed by Nicolas Thienpont. The vineyards cover over 15 hectares of vineyards and are planted with Merlot (75%), Cabernet Franc (20%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (5%). They will follow the rules of the Biodynamic viticulture farmed. The property, previously 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 of new barriques. The second wine is called "Les Chênes de Macquin".

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