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Château Sansonnet

The estate is located east of Saint-Emilion in the area of the same name (Bordeaux). In the 19th century it was owned by Duke Élie Decazes (1780-1860), Prime Minister of Louis XVIII. In 1999 the estate was owned by the d'Aulan family, former owners of the champagne house Piper-Heidsieck acquired, but sold it ten years later to Marie-Bénédicte Lefevere-Leymarie. The oenologist Michel became a consultant Rolland involved. The establishment was classified as "Grand Cru Classé" again in 2012 (after being declassified in 1996). The vineyards cover seven hectares of vineyards planted with Merlot (85%) and Cabernet Franc (15%). The long-lived red wine is aged in barriques for 12 to 18 months. The second wine is called Château Lasalle.

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