CHÂTEAU LE BOSCQ

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CHÂTEAU 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

Terroir Location:

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