Wines classified in: HVE

Château Chauvin

The history of Château Chauvin began in 1852 during the division of the great stronghold of Corbin, giving birth to multiple properties, including Chauvin which was then acquired by Jean Fourcaud-Laussac. The latter, who had just offered what would become...

Petit Soutard

The history of Château Soutard brings back to 16th century. The first evidence of Soutard dates back to 1513 with the mention of Bourdieu (a Gascon estate surrounding a farm and a windmill) of Mayne de Soutard. Jean Couture, a Saint-Emilion...

Y d’Yquem

History For more than 35 years, Count A. de Lur-Saluces perpetuated the family history at the head of the Château d’Yquem with one philosophy: to offer without concession any, an optimal quality, for each vintage signed. By his action, he...

Château Barde Haut

History Château Barde-Haut has been owned by Sylviane Garcin-Cathiard for eighteen years, and also owns Clos l’Eglise in Pomerol, Château Haut-Bergey and Château Branon in Léognan. After its purchase by the vineyards Garcin, the property is totally renovated. Important investments...

Château Soutard

The history of Château Soutard goes back five centuries. The first reference of Soutard appear in 1513 with the mention of Bourdieu de Mayne de Soutard. Jean Couture, Jurat of Saint-Emilion, buys the estate in 1699 and his daughter Marie...

Château Lynch Bages

The history of the Bages estate dates back to the very old village of Bages, which sheltered generations of wine growers. The land of Bages is mentioned since the 16th century on the land of Lafite. Formerly owned by the...

Château Haut-Brion (White)

History The history of Château Haut-Brion refers to the Gascon toponym “Haut Brion” which designates the gravelly terrace located between the streams of the Peugue and the Serpent. Jean de Pontac (1488-1589) bought the noble house of Haut-Brion, giving birth...

Château Grand-Puy-Ducasse

History The history of the Château Grand-Puy-Ducasse begins when Arnaud Ducasse bought in the middle of the seventeenth century to Jacques de Segur, Lord of Lafite, his little house on the edge of the river Pauillac, and he couldn’t imagine...

Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Red)

History The history of Château Smith Haut Lafitte dates back to 1365, when the noble house of Bosq had chosen this terroir to exploit a vineyard. Then in the eighteenth century the Scotsman George Smith bought the estate, gave him...

Château Smith Haut Lafitte (White)

The history of Château Smith Haut Lafitte goes back to 1365, when the noble house of Bosq chose this soil to exploit a vineyard. Then in the eighteenth century, the Scotsman George Smith bought the estate, gave him his name,...

Château d’Yquem

History For more than 35 years, Count A. de Lur-Saluces, at the head of Château d’Yquem, has perpetuated the family history with one philosophy: to offer without concession an optimal quality, for each vintage signed. In May 2004, Pierre Lurton...

Esperance du Retout

Le Château du Retout is characterized in history by its mill of the thirteenth century located at its center which is none other than the highest point of the property (17m high). The crisis of phylloxera (nineteenth century), the war...