Chateau Le Boscq

Surface area : 18 ha

Plantings : 61% Merlot , 34% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 3% Petit-Verdot2%, Cabernet-Franc

AOC Saint-Estèphe

Cru Bourgeois

Vignoble Dourthe since1995

One of the oldest Cru Bourgeois in the region, holding the prestigious Cru Bourgeois

status since 1932

A magnificent terroir

  • Situated on a gravel outcrop overlooking the river
  • Located between Calon Segur and Sociando Mallet

The wine:

A Saint-Estephe wine with abundant character, revealing typical notes of cedar and precious woods

History:

  • 1749: Conquest of the Medoc. Thomas Barton took over the tenancy at Château Le Boscq
  • 19th century: Le Boscq quality is recognized, sometimes even at Cru Classé level
  • 1845: The “Bellegrave” designation first appeared.
  • 1932: Cru Bourgeois status. One of the oldest
  • At the beginning of the 20th century: During this period, the estate’s wines were transported in barrels by barge as far as
  • the port of Bordeaux. It is with reference to this historical fact, and to the location of the chateau by the estuary, that
  • a barge now features on the labels as the emblem of the estate.
  • 1995: Dourthe took over Château Belgrave

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