Château de Tauzies, Wine, Elegance, and Heritage
The castle of Château de Tauzies is located in a picturesque area of Gaillac in the Tarn. This region is perfect for those who appreciate the calm atmosphere, the heritage, the elegance, the art of living and good wine. In the second half of the 19th century, Augustine Barrau rebuilt the winery and became a winemaker establishing Domaine Plaimont.
The Story of the Winery from the 19th Century
Until the early 19th century, the land of the castle was called “Bésinié” and from 1828 – 1830 it belonged to a man with the name Michel Barrau. A new winery was built in the last quarter of the 19th century at the entrance of Boissel and had the name Puech Barrau. After the death of Marie Barrau in 1899, the winery was passed from one generation to the next until the 20th century. Today, Chateau de Tauzies has wine cultivation spreading over 40 ha on the property of 56 ha. The most important role at Château de Tauzies is occupied by Philadelphe Thomas who manages the entire winery as an administrator. He is a doctor, paleontologist, archaeologist, and passionate about mycology as well as his excxellent wines.
Rare Grape Varieties for Rare Wines
Château de Tauzies is proud to grow an impressive list of grape varieties, which are Servadou, Syrah, Merlot, Loin de l’oeil, Duras, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mauzac, Cabernet Franc, Prunelart. Through the cultivation of many rare varieties, the Château produces delicious red, white, rosé, and sparkling wines. The focus of Château de Tauzies is to incorporate historical and viticultural culture into all aspects of the winery. At Château Tauzies, Jacques Tranier and Nathalie Deschamps have created a very charming and cozy atmosphere at their estate. There are also beautiful accommodations on site that you can rent out for a holiday stay. Visit Château de Tauzies for a unique combination of heritage, modernity and excellent wine tasting.