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Château Petit-Faurie-de-Soutard

The winery is located in the city Saint-Emilion in the area of the same name (Bordeaux). It may not be with the neighboring one Château Faurie-de-Souchard be confused. Faurie is an ancient name for the area where a major battle took place in the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453). It used to be part of the neighboring one Château Soutard, from which it was separated in 1850. The estate belonged to the Corbière family until 1936 and was sold to the Aberlen couple that year. Their daughter Françoise married Jacques Capdemourlin, owner of Château Balestard La Tonnelle. Château Cap-de-Mourlin and Château Roudier, The establishment is classified as a "Grand Cru Classé", which was last confirmed in 2012. The vineyards cover eight hectares of vines with Merlot (65%), Cabernet Franc (30%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (5%). The long-lived red wine is aged for 15 to 18 months in 50% new barriques.

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