Chateau de Roquetaillade La Grange
INTRODUCING THE CHATEAU
The Chateau Roquetaillade La Grange belonged to the family of Pope Clement V in the 14th century. It was his nephew who erected the magnificent feudal castle that overlooks the vineyard. The castle was separated from the vineyard in 1962, and Chateau Roquetaillade La Grange is now run by the Guignard family. The 3 brothers, Bruno, Oenologist; Dominique, Agricultural Engineer; and Pascal, Quality Engineer; are in charge of this estate.
The vineyard of Roquetaillade La Grange is situated on the highest hilltops of the Graves region at an altitude of 70 to 113 meters. It is near the town of Langon, in the Bordeaux region.
Seventy-five hectares of vines are planted on gravelly soil and subsoil. This soil type is known to produce wine of great quality. Twenty-seven hectares are planted in the White Graves Appellation with 50% Semillon, 40% Sauvignon, and 10% Muscadelle. Forty-eight hectares are planted in the Red Graves Appellation, the varieties being 50% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 10% Cabernet-Franc, and 3% Malbec.