Family Winemakers in the Heart of Bordeaux
It boasts a 15-hectares vineyard where the Gaboriaud family produces classic Bordeaux only with traditional methods. Since 1976, Véronique Gaboriaud-Bernard and her son François-Xavier run the estate. Indeed, he looks after the marketing side and Jérôme Gaboriaud takes care of things on the land. The winery was comprehensively modernized in 2002 and today the winery produces 50,000 bottles per year. The major grape variety is Merlot with some Cabernet Sauvignon. In fact, the quality is such that the long-aging of the wines is not unusual for certain vintages.
Château Bourseau, the Oldest Winery in Lalande-de-Pomerol
Château Bourseau is reputedly one of the oldest domains of the Lalande-de-Pomerol appellation. Furthermore, its terroir bears the typical characteristics of the appellation. Indeed, the composition is gravel and gravel-clay. And the vineyard enjoys a beneficial elevation.
Vinification in Small Batches
For vinification, the cellar team uses temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks of a smaller capacity. Therefore, it enables a better parcel selection. One third of the oak barrels used for maturing wine are replaced every year at Château Bourseau.