The 18th century Château was bought by Cornishman Mark Hellyar in 2006. It is located on the right bank of Bordeaux within the Côtes de Bourg appellation. The area is a hilly, Roman influenced, almost Tuscan looking region. Civrac lies 5 minutes from Bourg in the surrounding rolling hills. Next to the classic Bordeaux grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot the plantings of the Château include a high percentage of Malbec. The wine is made with minimal intervention in the winery and a lot of effort is put into the work in the vineyard to get perfect grape material. Stylistically the wines are fruit driven but balanced and great fun to drink.
Winemaker: Mark Hellyar
Hectares: 10 hectares